Walmart is using drones to deliver Covid-19 tests #drone #droneday
Drones are proving to be a good solution for socially distanced deliveries. Via CNN:
Walmart launched a pilot drone delivery program Tuesday that will drop off Covid-19 tests to homes within a one-mile radius of the North Las Vegas store.
Customers will receive a text from DroneUp when the Quest Diagnostics (DGX) test is on its way. And depending on where there are cars and trees, the kits will land on people’s driveways, front sidewalks or backyard. Delivery, which can take as little as five minutes, will be free.
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