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Dubai Looking to Roll Out Drones for Deliveries

DUBAI -- Aerial drones could be used to deliver vital documents and medicines within a year.

Two prototypes of the small, unmanned craft were unveiled at the Government Summit on Monday.

“What these things are best suited for is delivery of small, light value things that are time sensitive, like medicines, identification documents, vital papers and things of that nature,” said Dr Noah Raford, special adviser to the Office of the Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid.

Commercial and civilian use of drones is growing worldwide. In the UAE, they are available in shops and increasingly used for recreational photography.

Source: The National. Read full article. (link)

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  • plusafdotcom||

    the US Congress will establish groups to create committees to study the feasibility of such things, as well as all of the safety and security issues related to it, while the delivery-drone industry blossoms overseas. My money is on Samsung... not the morons in DC.

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