Alphabet's Project Wing is teaming up with Chipotle Mexican Grill for the delivery of burritos to Virginia Tech staff and students. The testing, which is set to begin this month, will see the drones fly on an automated route.
Google September 10, 2016
The United States government has allowed Google's parent company, Alphabet, to conduct tests for the Project Wing drone delivery service. The approval comes as part of several initiatives that aim to increase drone usage in the country.
Business Tech August 2, 2016
A new patent granted to Google suggests that the launch of Project Wing - the company's drone delivery service - may not be far away. The patent sheds light on the fact that Google will deploy "delivery receptacles" on the ground.
Gadgets January 29, 2016
Watch this video of Google’s new Project Wing delivery drone drop a package of food and drinks at a Google event. The new drone bears Google’s new quadcopter design after its first single-wing design hit a wall.
FUTURE TECH October 21, 2015
For over a year, Google has used a government exemptive waiver to test out its commercial drones for Project Wing, with help from NASA.
FUTURE TECH August 13, 2015
Google releases a video that shows a small delivery drone on a test flight for deliveries to Queensland, Australia. Neil Parfitt, a farmer from Warwick, receives the first Google package.
Business September 3, 2014
While a number of companies are experimenting with drones, there are a number of issues to be hurdled before such technology can take to the skies. But it's clear Google and Amazon are intent on making drone delivery doable.
FUTURE TECH September 1, 2014
Among other futuristic hardware designs to make it out of Google's top-secret innovation lab Google X is Project Wing. The drone delivery service just had a recent (and successful!) test flight in Queensland, Australia.
Geek September 1, 2014
Google has unveiled its Project Wing drone program for making deliveries. While the technology certainly is there, if regulations stay as they are then the drones will never take off.
FUTURE TECH August 31, 2014
Google unveils Project Wing, its two-year-old, top-secret drone delivery project to rival Amazon’s Air Prime. Why are we not surprised?
Business August 30, 2014
Google's drones may one day shuttle smartphones to door steps. But the visionaries behind driverless cars also foresee the drones delivering relief to areas struck by disaster.
FUTURE TECH August 29, 2014
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