Are flying robots the perfect co-workers?

Story highlights

  • A South African start-up has invented s drone system for warehouses
  • Drone Scan already has its first major client in Europe
  • Manufacturers are beginning to design warehouses around drones

(CNN)The year is 2020. A group of warehouse workers are locking up for the weekend.

As the lights go off, a swarm of buzzing drones fly into the darkness.
    Over the coming days, they will zoom up and down the aisles, updating the inventory for when their human colleagues return on Monday morning.
      This isn't a scene from a sci-fi film.
      South African start-up Drone Scan is working on a device which they believe will revolutionize working lives worldwide.