Retail giant Wal Mart announced in Fayetteville, N.C., on Wednesday that it will launch an on-demand UAV delivery pilot project with flyrex, an end-to-end UAV delivery company. Tom ward, Wal Mart’s senior vice president of customer products, said in a blog post that the pilot project mainly uses flytrex’s automated drones to deliver selected groceries and household necessities from Wal Mart stores. < / P > < p > Ward said: “these drones, controlled through the cloud, using an intelligent and simple control dashboard, will help us gain valuable insights into the customer and employee experience – from selection and packaging to takeoff and delivery.” < / P > < p > “we know it’s going to be a while before we see millions of packages delivered through drones.” Ward said. “It still feels a bit like science fiction, but we are at a stage where we are learning more and more technology and how to use it to make life easier for our customers.” < p > < p > at the end of August, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved Amazon’s prime air service, which will deliver packages using UAVs. Prime air will use a small UAV to deliver packages weighing up to five pounds in 30 minutes or less. The UAV will be equipped with “perception and avoidance” technology to ensure the safe operation of the UAV. < / P > < p > Walgreens is the first company in the United States to start using UAVs to deliver goods on demand. The project debuted in Christiansburg, Virginia, in September 2019. Chinese version of K-car: reading a10e design drawing exposure