The drones are comin’
On Monday Amazon announced a new Prime Air drone delivery service, which would potentially allow delivery service by unmanned robots within 30 minutes of a product’s purchase. Check out this film from Amazon below.
Some people are scared at the concept of the skies turned black and buzzing full of drones, but if they can pull off 30 min delivery I’m all for it. That way I can wait till the DAY OF to buy someone a birthday (or anniversary!) gift. Wired has a lot of reasons why its not feasible even in a few years though. Techcrunch thinks drones might be the key to a future of new rental possibilities. All I know is that drones have no place at weddings as evidenced by this video:
More drone coverage:
- Amazon Drone Delivery: Why It’s Not Crazy (mashable.com)
- Drone on: Novel uses for Amazon’s drone delivery (thedailyblogreport.wordpress.com)
- Techwars: UPS Working on Drone Delivery Strategy Too (atlantablackstar.com)
- Amazon Prime Air sparks Senate hearing to explore commercial drones (geek.com)