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Amazon Wants To Cushion Drone Package Deliveries

8 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Amazon wants to cushion drone package deliveries and a new patent that it was just awarded would allow it to do so. The new patent envisions being able to drop drone package deliveries onto customer's doorsteps from a height of 25 feet, thanks to a cushion which Amazon is calling an “airlift package protection airbag” that would surround the package and soften the impact of it after being let go by the drone. This would allow the drones to stay relatively high up in the air and not descend as much, which should help them cut down on time flying back to their hub or the next delivery as...
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