Retail delivery services have received a huge impetuous from the growth of online business and organisations like Amazon are suggesting that yesterday's fantasy movies are fast approaching reality with the possible use of drones to deliver goods to customers.
A recent 60 Minutes show in the US showed how drones could deliver smaller parcels direct to customers homes within a 15k radius of an Amazon warehouse. There are a few little things like legal issues to get over. Drone flights are currently limited to line of sight operation in most parts of the world but many jurisdictions are in the process of framing laws that allow more commercial use of drones. Following is a video showing Amazon's concept in action.
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