Amazon has released new images and videos of the prototype of drones that the online store wants to use for fastest packages delivery.
Amazon chief first talked about a Prime Air Service in 2013. This is the first video that Amazon released in two years.
The drones will deliver packages within 30 minutes. The unnamed flying machines weighing 55 pounds will be able to carry packages of up to 5 pounds. They will have ability to fly under 400 feet and use “sense and avoid” technology to operate beyond the line of sight to distances of 10 miles or more.
“We are testing many different vehicle designs and delivery mechanisms to discover how best to deliver packages in a variety of environments. We have more than a dozen prototypes that we’ve developed in our research and development labs. The look and characteristics of the vehicles will evolve over time,” Amazon stated.
According to o Amazon, the company has “more than a dozen prototypes.”