Can UAV Delivery Change Our Lives?

Will the next technology transformation be UAS on call to deliver whatever we desire? Can unmanned aircraft become as much part of our everyday lives as our smartphones? Advocate Dave Vos, who heads Google X’s Project Wing unmanned delivery program, believes they will, and more quickly than most expect.

Vos, who has been involved with unmanned technology since the 1980s, envisions a not-so-distant future in which someone at a picnic, finding themselves without a drink, will pick up their smartphone, say “Google, forgot beer,” and 5 min. later an unmanned … (read more)