Domino's and Nuro are joining forces on autonomous pizza delivery using the custom unmanned vehicle known as the R2. The global leader in pizza delivery will use Nuro's unmanned fleet to serve select Houston Domino's customers who place orders online later this year.
DHL Express and Ehang entered into a strategic partnership in China to realize a major innovation in smart logistics • Solution includes fully autonomous loading and offloading and will increase efficiency and cost-effectiveness with less energy consumption
Given the high costs associated with almost all forms of delivery-shipping, trucking and aviation-its not surprising that industries are exploring how drones can augment traditional delivery methods to reduce costs.
Constantine Samaras and Joshuah Stolaroff for Smithsonian: Reducing the need for trucking by delivering some packages with electric drones could save fuel, and potentially carbon emissions. But how much?
App Your Sensor®! What would smartphones be without apps? They would be mobile phones that can't do much more than make phone calls and sending SMS. Apps turn smartphones into intelligent assistants with any number of different tasks. Transferred into the world of image processing, this app-based approach transforms cameras and sensors into customised, smart vision sensors.