Dubai firm announces drone home delivery venture
Originally published in Gulf Business (link below)
A new venture plans to partner with local businesses to deliver packages weighing up to 5kg
Dubai-based technology group Eniverse Technologies has announced a partnership with US drone company Skycart with the intention of introducing home delivery via autonomous aerial vehicles to the UAE market.
Under the plans, explained in a short YouTube video, the companies hope to partner with UAE businesses to deliver packages weighing no more than 5kg, including food items, via self-flying drones.
The venture, Space Autonomous Drones, is looking to collaborate with logistics, shipping and e-commerce firms with an eye on launching operations between 2018 and 2019, according to reports
Communities with few high rise buildings have been selected for the initial launch period including Emirates Hills, The Meadows, The Springs, The Greens, Jumeirah and Umm Suqeim.
The company is currently awaiting legal approval for the plans from the UAE government.