Do you like the idea of a Big Mac and fries winging their way above the traffic on its way to your door?
That vision of the future is a step closer, with the announcement Uber Eats will test drone delivery.
They will start out with McDonalds meals – but people probably wont be seeing the drones themselves.
The way it works is the drones will fly to a designated location, where couriers will pick up the food and take it the rest of the way.
In the future, drones could be instructed to land on top of a parked vehicle located near each delivery location through QR code correspondence, the firm said.
Tests will begin in San Diego next year, ready for a commercial operation from 2023.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted permission for Uber to trial the new technology.
Uber says that the project will not only decrease delivery times, but also expand the number of culinary choices available to customers.
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