In an 1898 patent application, Nikolai Tesla talked of his new radio-controlled technology invention as something “that will prove useful in many ways…for carrying packages, provisions, objects…but the greatest value of my invention will be…its effect on warfare”. His prophetic words did indeed come true, but in reverse order!
The drone became an established weapon of stealth warfare first and, only now in the 21st century, is its value in delivery logistics being explored by companies like Amazon and UPS Investing. This infographic discusses both the market opportunities and the mindset and regulatory blocks that hold it back.
Infographic Source: Delivered By Drone by Raconteur