The Evolution of Amazon’s Package Delivery Drone Designs
The look and characteristics of the amazon drone delivery system have evolved over time, Via Core77
Further proof we’ll soon be receiving packages delivered by drone: Yesterday Amazon gained FAA approval for its Prime Air fleet of delivery drones, joining competitors UPS and Wing (a subsidiary of Google’s Alphabet). The question is, what will the dominant form factor of these objects be?
We’ve already seen a sharp evolution in designs from Amazon. The most primitive was this testing drone we saw from them back in 2013:
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