Drone Airplanes

Contactless Drone Delivery Companies Close to Scaling

The world has a very bad and serious case of cooties – and no one wants to catch it. That means many people have turned into hermits, avoiding contact at all costs. But this is the 21st century, so today’s recluse needs stuff, lots and lots of stuff. Naturally, e-commerce continues to soar (as Amazon […]

Can Flying Delivery Drones Deliver the Goods?

One of the challenges involved in writing about emerging technologies for investment opportunities is that, well, you’re waiting for the technology to emerge at a stage where it is viable, scalable, and profitable. In the case of flying delivery drones, the issue is compounded by regulatory issues in the United States of operating aircraft – […]

Global Internet to Keep Us Connected Everywhere

All due respect to NASCAR fans, but this is the sort of race we’d rather watch: companies competing to be the first to unleash the world’s first global internet. Because, hey, we need to be able to surf porn check our fantasy baseball team from anywhere on the planet. It would also be useful to […]

Autonomous Aerial Vehicles – How Far Away Are We?

The flying car has been a staple in sci-fi literature for nearly a century now, and it appears we might be on the cusp of making those fantasies a reality. Earlier this year, we wrote about the 9 companies that are developing their own flying cars. With the recent rise in popularity of retail drones, […]

EHang Plans to Sell Drone Airplanes

The term “drone airplane” seems like an oxymoron at first. We know what airplanes are. They need a pilot. We know what drones are. They don’t need a pilot. Also referred to as  “unmanned aerial vehicles” (UAVs), drones or UAVs have been long used for military applications, and are now becoming more accessible to consumers as a […]