How wireless charging could unlock commercial drone potential #drone #droneday

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Learn how the use of drones is poised to take off. From XDNet:

Commercial drones are still at the starting line in the U.S., but as the FAA begins loosening regulations the sector is primed to take off. Wireless charging, which is helping robots of all stripes operate independently and with less downtime could have a number of benefits for drones as well.

Further, when dealing with distributed fleets of enterprise drones, such as delivery or inspection drones, it would be important to have visibility into the charging process to make sure each drone is fully charged at the correct voltage. LiPo drone batteries are finicky and need to be charged correctly, which means having control over charge voltage and speed. Downtime is also costly in an operation that relies on carefully coordinated logistics, and optimizing charging times and speeds based on operational needs would be advantageous.

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