Drone Delivery Reaches the Burrito Phase

Alphabet tests Project Wing drones by delivering burritos and medicine

Google’s parent company drops takeaway food and also medication into back gardens in rural Australia as project enters new phase

Google parent Alphabet has begun a new phase of testing its hybrid drones, dubbed Project Wing, by delivering burritos and medication to customers in rural Australia in a partnership with taqueria Guzman y Gomez and pharmacist Chemist Warehouse.

In a blogpost, Project Wing’s co-lead James Ryan Burgess wrote: “This fall we’ve been testing in a rural community on the border of the [Australian Capital Territory] and [New South Wales] and tackling an entirely different level of operational complexity: making deliveries directly to people’s yards.”

Full Story: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/oct/17/alphabet-google-tests-project-wing-drone-hybrid-delivering-burritos-rural-australia

Original Story fowarded to us: https://www.planetizen.com/news/2017/10/95399-drone-delivery-reaches-burrito-phase