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Amazon drone deliveries could start within months

by Peter Smyth Tech Journalist
6th Jun 19 12:59 pm

Amazon has announced they are to begin their drone delivery service within months, the drones will be able to fly up to 15 miles delivering packages under five pounds in weight.

The Amazon drones can fly 15 miles in less than 30 minutes, and they fly like a quadcopter enabling the drones to take off vertically and fly horizontally.

The drones will be piloted by artificial intelligence that provides safety enabling the drones to detect moving objects and static objects.

Jeff Wilke the worldwide consumer executive said the safety features are “robust and stable as commercial aircraft.”

It is not known where or when the drone deliveries will start as the main challenge will be getting regulatory approval.

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