Walmart Launches Drone Delivery From 11 Dallas-Area Stores

by | Dec 15, 2022
You may hear a buzz in the air soon within a mile of 11 Dallas-area Walmart stores, but it's not the sound of an early electric Santa sleigh. It's another sign that commercial drones are becoming more and more a part of our daily lives. The big-box giant has expanded its drone delivery partnership with DroneUp into Texas. For a $3.99 delivery fee, customers within a mile of each store can order packages and see them drop gently to their yard or driveway on the same day.
Hillwood Partners with Alphabet’s Wing to Launch First Commercial Drone Delivery Service in a Major U.S. Metro
Wing will operate a drone delivery facility in Dallas-Fort Worth at the Frisco Station development with a small number of flights starting this week. 
How AllianceTexas’ Mobility Innovation Zone is Defining the Future of Logistics
Grounded in the legacy of Hillwood, the MIZ is a nexus of innovation in surface and air mobility.

Dallas Aerospace Startup FusionFlight Takes Off With Fully Autonomous Drone

by | Feb 18, 2020
FusionFlight, which received a $50,000 seed investment in 2016, has built and tested "the world's smallest and most powerful jet-powered drone with vertical take-off and landing capabilities."
Plano Drone Company Partners on New Compressed Hydrogen Gas Distribution Service
by | Jan 7, 2020
Fortress UAV, one of the largest drone repair companies in the U.S., has announced a partnership that's expected to define the next chapter of drone and hydrogen fuel technology.
Prime Air: Drone Deliveries Get Closer With Amazon Trial
by | Jun 6, 2019
It's a bird! It's a plane! Nope—it's just your Amazon order. "Within months," Amazon expects to start using drones to deliver packages. With two giant fulfillment centers announced in Dallas-Fort Worth last year, could the delivery drones be next?
Dr. Shengli Fu
North Texas Universities Collaborating on Drone Aerial Computing Platform
by | Aug 21, 2017
The initiative is funded by a nearly $1 million National Science Foundation grant.

Drone Technology Takes Off with Business Users

by | Feb 26, 2016
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drone aircraft, have been used extensively in commercial practice in recent years.