U.S. Chicago start-up launches its drone delivery station

Valqari, a Chicago start-up company formed last year, has launched this week its Drone Delivery Station (DDS). The technology offers a safe and convenient landing station with six separate storage units to accommodate multiple drone and traditional deliveries or pick-ups.

The DDS enables a fully autonomous point-to-point delivery that provides a reliable and secure location for drone deliveries and pickups up to 25 pounds in weight. Also, the Station has the ability to accept packages various ways including winched and hover-dropped, or pickups and deliveries can be carried out via landed drones and other traditional methods. This can also work in reverse by flying from the Station to a moving conveyance vehicle equipped with Tular software.

The seven and a half-feet high DDS can accommodate packages up to 12”x12”x9” and has automated route planning and scheduling features. Plus, deliveries and pickups can be scheduled on Valqari’s app (available for iOS and