JAL and Matternet start Drone Delivery Project in Japan

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Matternet M2 drone system to be deployed in Tokyo’s new drone logistics project and utilized to assess drone delivery healthcare opportunities in Japan

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Matternet signed an MOU to assess drone delivery healthcare opportunities and develop a future drone healthcare delivery business in Japan utilizing Matternet’s world-leading M2 urban drone logistics platform.

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Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference welcomes Geoconnexion as Media Partner

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Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference welcomes Geoconnexion as Media Partner.

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Is urban drone delivery energy efficient?

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According to a new study conducted at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg by Dr Thomas Kirschstein, drones consume comparatively high amounts of energy in densely populated areas, and their range is strongly influenced by wind conditions. In rural areas, however, they may be able to compete with diesel-powered delivery vans. The study has been published in the journal “Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment”.

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Medical delivery drones help fighting the Coronavirus in China

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Terra Drone group company Antwork has transported medical samples and quarantine materials between Xinchang County People’s Hospital, Xinchang County disease control center and Dashiju branch of Xinchang County People’s Hospital

On February 6, 2020, a medical delivery drone flew from the People’s Hospital of Xinchang County to the disease control center of Xinchang County, marking the launch of the first “urban air transportation channel” to help to fight the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), a global health emergency.

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European Space Agency launches call for proposal for Smart Supply Chain

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An opportunity for companies / organisations active in Unmanned Cargo Aircraft.

Supply chains can be complex and often involve the management of a vast range of activities. Automatizing operations, ensuring the safe and secure transport of goods, and adopting environmentally friendly processes are becoming increasingly important in supply chain management, while new technologies like delivery drones, autonomous ground robots, and connected machinery offer exciting new ways for supply chains to be optimised.

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