Amazon has a radical idea to turn street lights and church steeples into refueling stations for its drones

Amazon plans to turn street lights into refueling stations for its #drones | #IoT

  • Amazon has a radical idea to turn street lights and church steeples into refueling stations for its drones
  • Although the drone delivery service is still years away from materializing, due to various regulatory issues, Amazon hasn’t given up on the idea.
  • And according to a new patent filing, first discovered by PatentYogi , Amazon may be thinking about using virtually any vertical structure, like street lights, cellphone towers, and even church steeples, as a refueling and docking station for its delivery drones.
  • It’s been over two years since Amazon first revealed its plan to use drones to deliver packages.
  • The docking stations can include package handling facilities and can act as a final destination or as a delivery hub

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New patents shows Amazon’s plan to turn street lights into docking stations for delivery drones.


Amazon has a radical idea to turn street lights and church steeples into refueling stations for its drones

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