Amazon Ask for Drone Technology Patent in India (Download PDF)


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Amazon has asked for patent in India for drones, or unscrewed autonomous vehicles (UAV) to deliver ordered books with extra anti-hacking protection according to the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Amazon's Proposed Parachute Delivery

Amazon’s Proposed Parachute Delivery

Amazon’s Proposed Parachute Delivery

How it Works:

  • The package delivery system may have many different ways such as pneumatic actuators, electromagnets, spring coils, and parachutes which will create the vertical descent path of the package.
  • Drone will also ensure arrive of the right spot.
  • How the flight path of packages will avoid trees, carports, balconies, power lines, eaves and other obstacles it is also defied in patent.
  • Deliver package in the balcony of a high-rise building the vertical descent may also altered.
  • Previously in December 2016 Amazon has successfully delivered first customer package by drone at the test conducted in United Kingdom.
  • It can carry packages of up to five pounds for round trips as long as 10 miles.
  • The blimp would remain in the air and be refuelled and replenished using a shuttle. Could make for delivery times as low as 30 minutes.
  • Parachute is the not most out-of-the-box concept of delivery ambitions for Amazon.
  • Amazon is also seeking for to create a flying warehouse hosting drones and packages.

About Amazon

  • Amazon is electronic commerce company of American which was founded by Jeff Bezos on 5th June 1994.
  • Its headquarter is located at Seattle, Washington.
  • Currently it is world’s largest Internet-based retailer in sales and market capitalization.
  • Amazon. com was only online bookstore when it was started but later it also started to sell DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, video and many more things.

- Published/Last Modified on: August 1, 2017


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