Walmart drone delivery trial brings COVID-19 tests to the home

Walmart drone delivery trial brings COVID-19 tests to the home

The Walmart drones just keep coming. 

Over the past few weeks, Walmart has announced drone delivery trials for health and wellness products, as well as groceries with Flytrex and Zipline. Now, the company has started delivering COVID-19 self-collection kits by drone, too. 

Starting Tuesday, customers in the North Las Vegas area will be able to order and receive kits dropped off by DroneUp-powered drones. Then, next month as the trial service continues, those drones will also start delivering kits to customers in Cheektowaga, New York (near Buffalo). According to Walmart, those two locations were selected based on housing “density and location of households in close proximity to a Walmart store. Read more…

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