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Uber has experimented with drones in high-traffic areas, and more ‘drone-vertising’ likely on the way

By Dan Misener

The company Hoovy has developed its own drone specifically designed to carry banner ads. It's one example of the emerging field of drone advertising.

The company Hoovy has developed its own drone specifically designed to carry banner ads. It’s one example of the emerging field of drone advertising. (Hoovy/YouTube)

Look up in the sky — it’s a bird, it’s a plane!

No, it’s a drone promoting Uber.

Companies are now vying for your money and attention through drone advertising — or “drone-vertising.”