Walmart Files Patent For Floating Warehouse.

Walmart is taking the competition up a notch, or rather, a few hundred feet. In a move that comes nearly a year after Amazon was awarded a patent for a similar concept, the retail giant applied for a U.S. patent for a floating warehouse, Bloomberg reports.

The blimp would float above the country between 500 feet and 1,000 feet and would be operated autonomously or by a remote human pilot. The floating warehouse would contain multiple launching bays and would have drones picking up and delivering products from the aircraft to the homes of shoppers.

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