AS ALPHABET’S WING WANTS TO FLY MILLIONS OF SMALL PACKAGES BY 2024
Japan Post, the national postal service of Japan, has partnered with drone company Wing to launch a new drone delivery service. The service will use Wing’s autonomous drones to deliver small packages to customers in remote and rural areas.
The partnership will allow Japan Post to expand its delivery network and reach customers in areas where traditional delivery methods are not feasible. The drones will be able to deliver packages up to 1.5 kg in weight and will be equipped with cameras and sensors to ensure safe and accurate delivery.
Wing, a subsidiary of Alphabet (the parent company of Google), has been testing its drone delivery service in other parts of the world, including Australia and the United States. The company’s drones are able to fly up to 120 km/h and can cover a distance of up to 20 km on a single battery charge.Continue reading… “Japan Post closer to replacing snail mail with autonomous drones”