Walmart, the world’s largest wholesale and retail chain, continues to patent blockchain technology. This time, the retail giant has registered a drone communication system.
An application called “Clone Drone Cloning of Drones” was submitted by the company in January this year. The system allows drones to exchange various information, for example, identification numbers, altitude and speed, routes, as well as information on battery charge and loading.
“The blockchain can store any information that is stored in any other format or medium, for example, a large list of teams of various types, navigation information and maps. Thus, one software profile can be distributed on cloned drones, ”the application notes.
Drone coordination is also an important aspect of using the system. At the same time, thanks to the encoding of information on a decentralized blockchain, commands can be executed without fear of hacking.
Note that back in August last year, Walmart announced plans to build an entire automated network for the delivery of goods on the blockchain. The documents describe in detail a system in which several robots process parcel delivery at different ends of the supply chain using wireless signals for communication.