Africa – The next frontier for Commercial Drones – Presented by Sanjeev Gadhia, Astral Aerial Solutions

Sanjeev Gadhia

Africa – The next frontier for Commercial Drones – Duo presentation by Sanjeev Gadhia, Astral Aerial Solutions & Luis Carrillo, Owner Singular Group, at Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference, which will take place on November 28, 2018, at RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Africa will lead the way in adopting drone technology, out of necessity, which will result in a leap to the next frontier. The use of Cargo Drones in Africa will improve accessibility and connectivity in an efficient and cost-effective manner, which will be replicated in other regions in the world. Continue reading “Africa – The next frontier for Commercial Drones – Presented by Sanjeev Gadhia, Astral Aerial Solutions”

Drone deliveries are pie in the sky, robot competition for flying is not

Amazon, the online retailer, made headlines last year with its trial of flying drone deliveries, but its efforts look puny compared to an earthbound robot that can carry the equivalent of three full shopping bags, or up to 13 kilogrammes.

Stuart Rivett, managing director of Dutch parcel distribution business B2C Europe, says practical limits on the weight of any drone package are a handicap to introducing flying deliveries and dismisses Amazon’s experiments as “a complete PR stunt”. Continue reading “Drone deliveries are pie in the sky, robot competition for flying is not”

As infrastructure becomes more congested over the next decade, drones will be increasingly used to manage supply chains

Moving goods from one place to another isn’t always as simple as it sounds. Intricate supply chains are often needed to coordinate transit across different countries, incorporating various modes of transportation. Every so often, new technologies come along that revolutionize how we send goods to other places. In the 20th century, it was the advent of container shipping; in the 21st century, it was the rise of a global marketplace made possible by the Internet, which changed shopping behaviors in the developed world and increased the demand for rapid delivery. Continue reading “As infrastructure becomes more congested over the next decade, drones will be increasingly used to manage supply chains”

Smart Commercial Drones: Market Shares, Strategies and Global Forecasts

Next generation smart commercial drones leverage better technology, they support high quality video camera work in every industry. The drone technology is evolving: better stability, better reliability, better navigation, softer landings, longer flights, better ability to carry different payloads. Affordable, useful camera drones are available. Drones are smart when they have sensors and software that permits automated response to camera or sensor input. Smart drones are evolving the ability to interconnect to smart phones, but drones are smart even without smart phone guidance systems. Smart commercial drones connect seamlessly and securely to the Internet and to each other. They can be guided by smart phones soon. Continue reading “Smart Commercial Drones: Market Shares, Strategies and Global Forecasts”

China could become the first country to legalize parcel delivery by drone (VIDEO)

In building drones that kill people, the US has a couple-decade head start on China. But when it comes to domestic uses, US businesses are hamstrung because the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) isn’t required to issue commercial drone rules until 2015. In the meantime, one of China’s biggest delivery companies is tinkering with using drones—with Chinese government permission. Continue reading “China could become the first country to legalize parcel delivery by drone (VIDEO)”