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Autonomous Drone Delivery System

This is a Autonomous Drone Delivery System. It was designed by WorkHorse. It is dated 2014. Its medium is carbon fiber, fiberglass, heat-resistant synthetic fiber. It is a part of the department.

HorseFly, a truck-launched autonomous drone, has been successfully tested with United Parcel Service and now makes package deliveries to homes in the Cincinnati area. Designed to integrate with online e-commerce, the goal is for cost-effective, sustainable deliveries that reduce extra miles of driving. Once a package is delivered, the drone returns to dock on the delivery truck.

It is credited Courtesy of WorkHorse Group Inc..

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility.

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