Walmart-backed DroneUp seeks to scale drone deliveries with FlightOps OS

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Walmart-backed drone delivery operator DroneUp is joining forces with Israel-based FlightOps to scale up its operations and fly multiple drones in shared airspace from anywhere on the globe.

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Walmart expands drone deliveries to 4 million potential households

Retailing giant Walmart is shifting its aerial partnership with DroneUp into higher gear with its announcement today of expanded drone delivery services to a potential of 4 million households across six US states.

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DroneDJ Weekly: Walmart drone deliveries, Fly app issues with Pixel 6, and more

This week on DroneDJ‘s weekly live show Yifei and Seth will discuss some of the top stories from the past week and some continued holiday savings on drones. Check out the top stories this week and see how to watch the live show Wednesday morning below.

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Forget Amazon, Walmart’s 30-minute residential drone delivery service is now live

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Amazon may have been teasing us with promises of aerial deliveries since 2013, but it’s retail giant Walmart that’s proving that being the first to announce a program doesn’t necessarily guarantee an industry leader spot. Teaming up with Virginia-based drone startup DroneUp, Walmart has begun commercial drone delivery services in northwestern Arkansas this week.

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Walmart delivery drones will fly for non-Walmart retailers under GoLocal platform

Walmart is commercializing its delivery platform to allow small-town shops to arrange local deliveries with the retail giant. The just-announced Walmart GoLocal platform will see the retailer offer its existing network of drones, autonomous vehicles, and market fulfillment centers to businesses across the United States.

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Walmart hitches future to drone deliveries via DroneUp investment

Score this as Walmart getting serious – make that really serious – about drone deliveries in its future business success. The retailing giant has just upgraded its relationship with uncrewed aerial vehicle (UAV) service company DroneUp from client to investor/partner.

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