Spright to deploy drone delivery mailbox from Israel’s StrixDrones
Spright, the drone services division of air medical service provider Air Methods, says it is joining forces with an Israeli drone technology company to include a mailbox component into its drone delivery operations.
Spright is partnering with StrixDrones, which is a specialist in drone docking technology. StrixDrones’ drone delivery mailbox is called DroneDrop. The installment of its first unit in the US was completed recently at Spright’s facility in Oregon.
The Strix DroneDrop enables drones of any kind (drone agnostic), including eVTOL, to deliver and retrieve packages in a secure manner, through stations with sealed compartments. The unit can accommodate multiple packages simultaneously, while also recharging aircraft batteries, downloading flight data, and monitoring local weather conditions.
Spright points out that the drone delivery mailbox can connect and communicate with any drone command-and-control software, and that its modular landing pad…