Amazon Drone Delivery: A Brief History of the Patents, Problems and Progress from the DRONELIFE Archives
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The announcement comes more than 8 years after Amazon announced that it would pursue drone delivery, and the company has had an undeniable impact on the way that the application has developed. Throughout the development of multiple drone solutions, Amazon also sought patents for many innovative ideas for bringing inventory closer to consumers, charging delivery drones, landing logistics, and more.
Last Things First: Amazon Drone Delivery in California
The recent announcement states that residents within a 4 mile radius of an Amazon distribution center in Lockeford, CA will be eligible to sign up for Amazon’s drone delivery service, PrimeAir. “Once onboarded, customers in Lockeford will see Prime Air-eligible items on Amazon. They will place an order as they normally would and receive an…