Amazon has applied for another patent to bring the company closer to making their drone delivery program, Amazon Prime Air, a possibility.
Picture an Amazon Echo. Maybe you have one, or a friend does, or you’ve seen one in a commercial. They’re cylindrical and black, and small enough to be unobtrusive sitting atop a kitchen counter. Now picture them the size of a skyscraper, amid buildings of a similar height. Picture this giant Echo full of little doors through which package-carrying drones buzz in and out, the delivery people of the future
Amazon is among the several companies working to make drone deliveries a reality. While they’ve already conducted successful trials in remote areas, making their first commercial drone delivery late last year, one of the many challenges still ahead for the retail giant is being able to make drone deliveries in…
Amazon has an idea for a “drone tower” that could one day act as both a fulfillment center and a busy drone delivery base. The beehive-like building would be built in urban centers where most of its customers live.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump offered support for emerging technologies including unmanned aerial vehicles and next-generation wireless networks in a meeting on Thursday with the chiefs of AT&T Inc and General Electric Co and other business leaders.