Omni, la start-up de stockage et de livraison d’objets personnels, attendue comme un nouveau Uber. On dit de lui dans la Silicon Valley qu'il est bien placé pour devenir «le prochain Travis Kalanick (le fondateur de Uber)» de ces cinq prochaines années.
Tom Mc Leod, rencontré à l'occasion de la conférence Leader.s, est le cofondateur de la start-up Omni, la société créée il y a un peu plus d'un an et qui vient chercher, stocke vos objets dans trois immenses hangars dans la banlieue de San Francisco, et vous les livre dès que vous le souhaitez, via une commande de retour sur l'application mobile. Un modèle type de la «sharing economy», où la notion de propriété de privée elle-même se décentralise, et sur lequel la presse américaine se penche déjà. Sur la côte Ouest, on le décrit comme «le Amazon de la vie de tous les jours, ou le Dropbox des produits physiques». Alors qu'à Paris, chaque habitant dispose en moyenne d'une surface de 31m2 (selon l'Insee en 2015), Omni vise à conquérir les métropoles mondiales, là où le manque de place pour stocker des objets arrive à saturation. 6 myths about Amazon Prime Air and drone delivery, debunked. The Amazon.com Inc.
AMZN, -0.20% video showing the latest update on the Amazon Prime Air drone delivery program has been met with extreme skepticism since it was released Sunday night. Many have suggested drone delivery technology isn’t viable yet, that it faces insurmountable hurdles and Amazon Prime Air is really just a marketing stunt. But San Francisco Bay Area startup Matternet is already delivering medical goods and specimens by drone in other countries, in a process not so different from what Amazon Prime Air might look like.
The absence of laws legalizing and regulating commercial drone use is a hurdle for any company wanting to deliver by drone in the U.S. But the technology exists, and many of the problems commonly dredged up to explain why drone delivery won’t happen soon — if ever — don’t take into account recent technological and logistical developments. Here are the 6 most common myths about Amazon drones, and why they aren’t true. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. What are the setbacks? Your Next Mailman Might Be A Delivery Robot.
The Carry is a sidewalk robot can be bring your mail or deliver packages that drones simply can't carry The Carry is an autonomous vehicle that looks like an oversized cooler with wheels.
It can walk on sidewalks alongside pedestrians and come to your doorstep to deliver your mail. It’s designed to solve the logistic puzzle of the last mile and it can become your next neighborhood mailman. For a moment, forget about drones dropping your packages to your backyard. Imagine this wheeled robot that rolls around like a self-navigating car except instead of carrying passengers, it can be delivering your orders from that neighborhood pizza joint or a box from Amazon. Unlike drones, Carry is a hard worker capable of lugging around a hundred pounds of stuff at a time. The robot was designed by Dispatch, a startup formed by MIT computer vision experts Sonia Jin and Stav Braun and UPenn roboticist Uriah Baalke. Businessinsider. Starship The cofounders of Skype, Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis, are building an autonomous, self-driving robot that will deliver up to 20lbs (9kg) of groceries for £1 ($1.50) in under half an hour, starting in 2016.
The project is called Starship and is "leading the revolution in local delivery," an industry that, according to The Telegraph, has UK sales of over £150 billion ($230 billion) per year. Starship could be up to 15% cheaper than current delivery services, according to the founders, who did not specify how much it would cost them to make each Starship. Amazon Flex App Demonstration. PhoneAddress. Use your phone as an address. PeerShip Turns Anyone into a Courier Based on Their Commute. If you live in a major metropolitan area, the idea of using an app to get stuff delivered is nothing new.
TaskRabbit and Postmates combined can conjure up just about any physical product you desire, meaning you’ll never have the leave the house if you don’t want to. For those who want to make money doing the delivery, PeerShip can offer just that. Rather than requiring you to apply to become a messenger, it allows anyone to make deliveries based on your commute route, helping you potentially earn a little cash wherever you’re headed. Amazon Tests Delivery to Trunks of Audi Cars.
Its drone delivery service may still be a few years away from prime time, but Amazon is about to start testing something almost as unexpected right now in Munich, Germany – delivering orders to the trunks of Prime subscribers’ Audi cars.
Yes, if you pay your monthly subs to Amazon, live in Munich and drive a car with some ‘Vorsprung durch Technik,’ you may be invited to try the experimental new service from next month, as noted by the Financial Times. Delivery agents will be given the ability to temporarily track your vehicle and will be given one-time keyless access to the trunk only.