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July 15, 2015 AT 5:55 am

Amazon scanning backyards in Seattle… Drone delivery? #makerbusiness

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Amazon Scanning Backyards In Seattle, Suggesting Drone Delivery In Its Sights – Forbes.

Amazon.com appears to be taking small steps to develop its drone delivery program and doing so from backyards in its hometown of Seattle.

On Thursday, one observer tweeted that the online retailing giant would be scoping out his property for its Amazon Prime Air program next week.

“Amazon is coming to my house to scan my backyard for Prime Air drone delivery next week!” wrote Andru Edwards, a Seattle resident who heads up a tech review site, on Twitter. Edwards is also an Amazon video personality, who appears in short online films for the company.

An Amazon spokesperson declined to comment. Edwards did not immediately respond to emails asking for comment and he deleted his tweet after FORBES contacted Amazon for comment.

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