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Replace The Postal System With Drones?


Replace The Postal System With Drones?

In the U.S. drones could replace the aging postal system; in developing countries, the drones could connect rural communities to markets, alleviating poverty and delivering badly needed supplies and medicines.

The woman trying to make it a reality is Paola Santana, a former lawyer from the Dominican Republic, who founded the startup Matternet.

http://goo.gl/RThA0

Photo credit: Paola Santana

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  1. It's a tough thing to do in urban centers, but rural mail delivery could be a real thing in 20 years, I think. Maybe 15, if the investment arena is right.

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  2. The article talks about the rural problem: $1MM to build a 1 km road vs $900K to cover 147 km2 with a drone network.

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