TITLE

Package Delivery Drone from Amazon?

PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Technotrends Newsletter;Dec2013, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of the electronic commerce company Amazon.com Inc. to begin the testing of its next generation package delivery, octocopter.
ACCESSION #
93416119

 

Related Articles

  • Delivery by Drone in 30 Minutes? Amazon Says it's Coming. Ohlemacher, Stephen // Chicago Citizen - Hyde Park Edition;7/15/2015, Vol. 26 Issue 34, p4 

    The article reports the move by online retailer Amazon in mid-July 2015 to tell the U.S. Congress that it is developing a technology to use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less.

  • Of Course, Innovators Are 'Unrealistic'.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/16/2013, Vol. 175 Issue 43, p54 

    The editorial comments on unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology as of December 2013 and in light of an announcement by Amazon.com electronic commerce company's founder Jeff Bezos that he planned to use UAV or drone aircraft to deliver customers' packages. The topics include the outlook for...

  • Amazon's Bezos envisions package-delivering drones, crowd-sourced demand.  // PPI Pulp & Paper Week;12/ 6/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 46, p15 

    The article offers information regarding the approach of the electronic commerce firm Amazon.com Inc. to use their package-delivering drones for crowd sourcing to determine product demand. Topics discussed include the products that Amazon delivers using its drone which weighs five pounds, the...

  • Amazon Unveils Its Latest Package Delivery Drone Prototype. Weiss, Todd R. // eWeek;11/30/2015, p1 

    The article focuses on a release of a prototype of drone aircraft by online retailer firm Amazon which is a part of its Prime Air package delivery system that will be used for delivery of packages with the help of drones. Topics discussed include features of the drone such as vertical flight and...

  • Drones are coming to take your job. Straight, Brian // Fleet Owner Blog;3/26/2014, p24 

    The article explores the potential use of drones in different applications aside from its military purpose of carrying out combat missions and surveillance. It reports the package delivery plans of online retailer Amazon and freight company UPS using drones. An update on the research study being...

  • Special Delivery. van Rees, Eric // GEOInformatics;Mar2014, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p3 

    The article reflects over the use of drones for parcel delivery at Aamzon.com Inc. Expressed is the intent of Amazon chief executive officer (CEO) Jeff Bezos to use drones for their planning of a parcel delivery service within 30 minutes from ordering. Highlighted is also the use of Global...

  • Amazon aims for drone delivery. Dillow, Clay // Fortune.com;12/5/2013, p1 

    The article focuses on plans by electronic commerce company Amazon to use drone aircraft to deliver packages to Amazon Prime members. It states that Amazon chief executive officer Jeff Bezos revealed during a segment airing on the news television program "60 Minutes" that Amazon's research and...

  • Google's Eric Schmidt wants a ban on Amazon's drones. Elmer-DeWitt, Philip // Fortune.com;12/10/2013, p1 

    The article reports on Eric Schmidt, chairman of the Internet search company Google, and his objections to the online retailer Amazon.com's plans to use autonomous drone aircraft for aerial mail delivery services for consumers. Topics include the use of drone aircraft for surveillance, the...

  • Rwandan drones deliver urgent medicines.  // Aircargo News;10/31/2016, Issue 839, p13 

    The article informs that Rwandan government has launched the world's first national drone delivery service to transport medical supplies to hard-to-reach place, which is designed and operated by Zipline.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics