“We can reduce costs by 40–60% with respect to conventional couriers, so our customers can offer quicker product delivery at a much lower cost”. This is the "Flying Kettle" of Connect Robotics, founded by Eduardo Mendes and Raphael Stanzani, and part of ESA BIC Portugal. Motivated by the potential of drones to transport life-saving goods, help people in distress and reduce the isolation of people living in remote regions, they are exploring the ‘last-mile delivery market’, of interest to medical distributors, postal services and retailers, who need fast and reliable deliveries at lower costs.
You can read more at: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Engineering_Technology/TTP2/The_flying_kettle
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