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Agence France-Presse reports that Uber is testing drones to use in its Uber Eats food delivery service, though for the time being, logistics will require that “the drones will not deliver directly to customers, but to a safe drop-off location where an Uber Eats driver will complete the order. In the future, Uber hopes to land the drones on parked vehicles located near each delivery location to allow the final delivery by hand.”

"Our goal is to expand Uber Eats drone delivery so we can provide more options to more people at the tap of a button," said Luke Fischer, head of flight operations at Uber Elevate.

AFP writes that “Uber said it had developed a proprietary airspace management system called Elevate Cloud Systems that will guide the drones to their location.”
KC's View:
It was just the other day that Amazon said it would begin delivering via drone in just a few months. Now this.

Competitors have a choice. Invest in drone technology. Or anti-aircraft guns.