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Meituan  announces plans for drone logistics network at 2021 WAIC
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Meituan announces plans for drone logistics network at 2021 WAIC

During this year's WAIC (World Artificial Intelligence Conference) in Shanghai Meituan has introduced a new self-developed drone model. The Company also announced plans for a drone logistics network pilot program in Shanghai. During the presentation Meituan demonstrated how drones and delivery riders could conceivably work together to deliver orders. In a partnership with local government, Meituan will explore opportunities for the construction of a demonstration center in Shanghai’s southwestern district of Jinshan. This center will run pilot operations for an urban low-altitude logistics network. It will be the first of its kind to be established in China. The three-pronged network of drones, ground support infrastructure (landing ports, battery changing stations), and cloud-base...