Another day, another article touting the inevitable invasion of drone technology into every facet of modern life. Except for today’s article is a little less glowing than normal and is perhaps more of a cautionary tale about the boundless enthusiasm for all things UAV.
Amazon has talked about bringing your packages straight to your house via drone and Chinese companies are even exploring personal transport via drone technology and passenger-sized UAVs. The future is somewhat boundless for this technology, or at least that’s what analysts would have you believe.
While this Russian project is not the first in the world to set out to achieve the goal of courier delivery via unmanned aerial vehicle, it is perhaps the most stunning setback and embarrassment for the segment in a while.
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