Package carrier UPS and pharmacy company CVS on Nov. 5 said they completed the first money-making deliveries of medical prescriptions to customers by drone. For the first time on Nov. 1, a UPS-branded quadcopter flew to customers’ homes from a CVS store in Cary, North Carolina. The M2 drone hovered about 20 ft. over the properties and lowered packages to the ground by a cable and a winch. The flights were conducted autonomously while being monitored by a remote operator who could ...

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