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Alphabet is burritos by drone to deliver to students in Virginia

Alphabet is burritos by drone to deliver to students in Virginia

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Google-the parent Alphabet is as an experiment a few weeks burritos by drone to deliver to students of the technical university Virginia Tech.

The Alphabet-department of Project Wing are going to work with the university and the Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle, reports news agency Bloomberg on Thursday.

The first burritos will this month be delivered. The experiment takes a number of weeks. The Us regulator for air traffic, the FAA has approved the plan.

Alphabet and Chipotle are hoping to find out how well the devices work and how people respond to delivery by drone.

Autonomous

The drones that can fly like a plane, but also stilhangen. For the bezoren of the burritos will the drone stilhangen and the packet food with a winch lowering.

The project is carried out with autonomous drones. On the ground, will a pilot be present to intervene if things go wrong.

Packaging

Except the reactions and the testing of the devices, hoping the companies also find out whether the packaging of the Mexican food is good enough for dronebezorging.

The experiment is reportedly the largest of its kind for the delivery of consumer goods.

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