The world largest online retailer amazon has claimed its first successful drone delivery service in Cambridge UK, to its customers.
The giant company claims that it has delivered a bag of the popcorn and TV stream stick just after 13 minutes of the order to the customers nearby garden – the package is directly delivered to the desired customer within time by the firm with the service of drone.
The amazon has announced its drone service early in the UK and now has completed their first step towards the success of the air – and it took only 13 minutes from clicking the buy button from the website and the package is on their door.
The firm is working and bringing the drone delivery successfully to their customers to save time and fast delivery but the fact is that drone deliveries are the only limit to the weight of the package weighing up to 2.7kg (5lbs) – the drone is electrically powered.
This shows that amazon has started involving the customers via air mail and this is the step forward towards the air mail of the firm and shows that amazon dream of air delivery is a step closer to their success and the breakthrough suggesting that air delivery could become a viable business in the world.
Additionally, the firm has announced that air deliveries are available only in the daylight but soon it is available seven days in a week and the trial is done towards only two customers of the firm but they expected to expand the system towards the customers early in the upcoming months and for these customers as a trial Prime Air is available free to them i.e. no cost for this delivery.
Amazon has launched its first Prime Air service with the help of the drones only in the UK – as UK government is favorable to the firm to experiment their service but restricted them to fly their drone beyond the line of sight only in rural areas – the drones were operated by the pilots more than one at the time and test them over the obstacles like flying bird or lampposts and the drones are guided their direction with the help of GPS.
The success of the first delivery took place in 7th of December but revealed the information on 14th of the December and the firm chief executive tweeted that “first ever delivery of Prime Air within just 13 minutes of the click of buy button” and posted the video of the delivery”.
The firm purpose of successful delivery to the customers via air is to save the time and deliver every person its order within 30 minutes of the order and trial will be expanded to the customers that are near to the warehouse of the firm – the firm also added deliver the package and its security is the responsibility of the firm and we are permitted to deliver only in daylight but not in rain or snowy season – the firm is also working to test its service in other countries.