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The next best thing in package delivery?

Monday, Dec 02, 2013 - 00:46

Dec. 2 - Amazon is testing a system to deliver packages using drones. Linda So reports.

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A lot of us like to shop online because it's fast and easy. Now Amazon.com is hoping to make the delivery process just as speedy. The company is testing a new system called Prime Air that would deliver packages using drones. It would all begin here at an Amazon distribution center. The item would be placed in a yellow box, sent down a conveyer belt, and a drone would pick up the package and fly it to the customer's home. Guided by a GPS system, the drone would be capable of delivering packages up to 5 pounds and traveling within a 10-mile radius. Amazon's CEO says it'll probably be another four to five years before the new drone delivery system makes it to a home near you.

The next best thing in package delivery?

Monday, Dec 02, 2013 - 00:46

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