Ford patent describes drone roof pad for use from moving cars
It admittedly isn’t the kind of invention marking a radical departure from its previous drone-related innovations, but a recently published US patent application by the Ford Motor Co. does offer additional evidence the automotive giant is intent on integrating UAVs into its future cars and trucks.
Given its earlier filings describing concepts for gear permitting drones to perform wide-ranging services – including accessing and jump-starting cars with flat batteries – Ford’s patent submission for a moonroof accessory allowing UAVs to take off and land from the tops of cars and trucks isn’t the stuff of science fiction fantasies.
Unless, of course, you happen to be someone yearning for a company to make your dreams of staging missions from atop a moving vehicle come true – at least in copyrighted theory.
Because as the ever vigilant Ford Authority blog reported – and the US Patent Office June 8th publication of…