Walmart Files Patent for Floating Warehouse That Could Make Deliveries Via Drones - NBC New York

Walmart Files Patent for Floating Warehouse That Could Make Deliveries Via Drones

The machine, similar to a blimp, could fly as high as 1,000 feet

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Walmart Files Patent for Floating Warehouse That Could Make Deliveries Via Drones
    NBCPhiladelphia.com
    File photo

    Walmart has applied for a U.S. patent for a warehouse in the sky, which could make deliveries to shoppers' homes with drones.

    CNBC reported that it could be the big-box retailer's latest move to take its e-commerce business to the next level.

    Bloomberg first reported the news Friday, while the patent was first submitted in February.

    The machine, similar to a blimp, could fly as high as 1,000 feet, the application says, and it would be operated either autonomously or remotely by a human pilot.

    Full Prosecutors' Statement Against Jussie Smollett

    [NATL]Full Prosecutors' Statement Against Jussie Smollett

    Prosecutors unveiled the full statement in court on Thursday against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of fabricating a racist and homophobic attack against himself in a bid for publicity.

    (Published Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019)