Tuesday 26 July 2016

A Drone-fleet in your street?

pic: Amazon

Amazon Prime Air getting serious....

According to reports today in The Verge, Amazon is partnering with the British government to expand its testing of delivery drones, paving the way for commercial air deliveries for UK residents.

The expanded testing involves Amazon working with the UK Civil Aviation Authority to focus on operating drones outside of the line of site of pilots, improving sensors for obstacle detection and avoidance, and having one pilot operate a team of multiple, semi-autonomous drones in unison.

This ground-breaking work will help Amazon and the Government understand how drones can be used safely and reliably in the logistics industry. It will also help identify what operating rules and safety regulations will be needed to help move the drone industry forward.

In other words, Amazon have a vision of replicating their traditional delivery system, via drone-fleet in the air...

As you know, home delivery works in terms of covering costs via high density geographical coverage - you realise they are No.1 when Amazon-man delivers your parcel along with one for next-door i.e. why not ask about the other package, next time...

Time to seriously elevate your partnership with Amazon, rather than following the competitive fleet?

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