Revisiting Amazon’s Prime Air Delivery Drones

The much-hyped, long awaited delivery drones of Amazon have not been delivering goods yet, pending approval in the U.S., but far from being put in the back burner, Prime Air drones are much in the news.

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Amazon unveiled its highly anticipated delivery drones at this year’s SXSW conference in Austin, Texas […] For the first time ever, according to Amazon representatives, two of the company’s Prime Air delivery drones are on display, allowing the public to get their first in-person look at what Amazon hopes is the delivery system of the future. - Read more at:

The South by Southwest (SXSW) is an annual event of film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences held in Austin, Texas, and for this year, it opened last Friday. With the great number of attendees, Amazon’s Prime Air drones are surely getting a lot of mileage.

Amazon is still doing tests on its delivery drones in the UK, and the company has other ideas as well.

Amazon may have a new option for how it plans to deliver your packages by drone. A patent filed with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office gives some details on how drone-delivered packages could be dropped by parachute. - Read more at:

Amazon is already trialling Prime Air drone deliveries to select customers in Cambridge, but it turns out the company is setting sights for its above-ground operations much, much higher.

In a memo sent to NASA and the US government by his Blue Origin space firm, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos calls for colonization of the moon, supported by ‘Amazon-style shipments.’ - Read more at:

Meanwhile, some realtors using drones for their aerial photography services have issues with regulations.

Brunelle is a Realtor who hires Byrnes, a photographer, to use his camera-equipped drone to fly over properties and obtain superior views of homes and other properties to help in presenting them for sale.

But the City Council on Sept. 6 established an ordinance requiring drone operators to get written consent from the owner of any property they intend to fly over — whether public or private — or risk fines up to $300. - Read more at:

 

 

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