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Support My Channel By Shopping on Amazon! http://amzn.to/2atadUZ SUBSCRIBE https://goo.gl/OXghgH https://www.facebook.com/deejay.gabriel.7 Amazon's chief executive has revealed that the company is testing a new service involving delivery by mini-drones to get packages to customers in just 30 minutes. Jeff Bezos appeared on CBS television's 60 Minutes programme in the US where he played a video from their website showing tiny robotic devices, called 'octocopters', picking up items in small yellow buckets and whizzing them through the air. "I know this looks like science fiction. It's not," Mr Bezos said. "We can do half-hour delivery ... and we can carry objects, we think, up to five pounds which covers 86% of the items that we deliver." The mini-drones are powered by electric motors and could cover areas within a 10-mile radius of fulfillment centres, thus covering a significant portion of the population in urban areas in the US. The retail giant's ambitious project still requires additional safety testing and federal approval but Mr Bezos estimated that Amazon 'Prime Air', as it would be called, would be up and running in four to five years. They operate autonomously and drop the items at the target locations thanks to GPS coordinates transmitted to them. "It's very green, it's better than driving trucks around," said Mr Bezos. Amazon said the octocopters would be "ready to enter commercial operations as soon as the necessary regulations are in place," noting that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was actively working on rules for unmanned aerial vehicles. It projected a more optimistic timeline than Mr Bezos himself for the project to be activated, saying the FAA's rules could be in place as early as 2015 and that Amazon Prime Air would be ready at that time. Mr Bezos hinted that part of the motivation behind the mini-drones was to make sure Amazon remains on the cutting edge of the retail industry. "Companies have short life spans ... And Amazon will be disrupted one day," he said. "I would love for it to be after I'm dead." It is not known if there are plans for the service to be launched outside of the US.
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Van Kouwenhoven Productions (8 hours ago)
Part of the automation plan to put everyone out of work.
Randy Orton (2 days ago)
The drone just landed the stuff at the door step but what if we are not at the home or busy at the time what if someone stills it?The drone should have a sensor fixed in in so that the drone wont go back until it sees a person to received the parcel.
Boby nishad (5 days ago)
Hum to drone hi pakad ke rakh lenge
Jay Rogers (21 days ago)
What's the dust e that the drones go? And what if they get hit with a strong wind or a bird ? Haha what about rain? I know there's waterproofing methods but still
john richardson (26 days ago)
I'm a professional drone operator and builder of drones and this is all bollocks. 1/The most advanced battery technology at the moment only allows approx a 10-12 minute flight time each way at a maximum flight speed of about 30-35 mph assuming its dead calm and no wind speed, with a load/package this equates to about 4-5 miles maximum each way...and this is really pushing it, add 10mph wind and you could half that. I bet 80% of the time you have at least 10 mph winds and another 50% higher winds than that. so if you average the wind speed out on an average day the maximum flight distance each way is no more than a couple of miles! THE TRUCK MAY AS WELL DELIVER THE PARCEL ITSELF. With the most advanced battery technology available at the moment it takes an hour to charge them up..so unless the ups van is carrying as many spare batteries as parcels this is ridiculous. In the USA at least where gun control is almost none existent people will just shoot them out the sky...i bet it will become the next biggest gun sport. These size drones will cost approx 10k to build and if enough of them are shot out the sky it will cost too much to operate, additionally i know how many flights you will get out of each battery before its ready for the bin so add battery cost to the cost of the drone build and running the service and you'll end up with a delivery costing $50 plus...and who's going to pay that? Current obstacle avoidance technology wont be fast enough to detect bird strikes so there's more drones falling out the sky. i can buy on Ebay a cheap jammer that could also down the drone, all these points above would all make way for a black market in cheap advanced commercial drone electronics for sale. I could go on and on with technical reasons why it wont work but i'm off to bed and cant be bothered....peace.
Josh Withrow (1 month ago)
WOW!!! To say I enjoyed this is an understatement.
Burt Young (2 months ago)
Forgot condoms? Suck me off for 20 mins their on the way
All in 1 something unique (2 months ago)
Wow amazing
Fire Man (2 months ago)
very good!!!!
XxT3H_ J0K3Rxx (2 months ago)
Do they still do this.
ps4drama (3 months ago)
How does it work then?????
Zeeshan Khan (3 months ago)
Luc Hof (3 months ago)
skyway capital has the biggest drone now
Cosmos (3 months ago)
What about drone air traffic?
Mix Masala (3 months ago)
How create delivery Drone
John Manning (4 months ago)
If this happens...Would we all have a drone hatch in our ROOF, there then is less chance of THEFT of INJURY to people or pets. Also,from that same hatch, collections could be made by your personal homing drone possibly for smaller items when all shipping company drones are busy.
Avinash - ROBLOX (5 months ago)
Finally, I've always wished of getting my order delivered to my window
Hiran Kp (5 months ago)
This idea have some mistakes I just say only one thing now you want more information contact me I was researching this topic now This drone is not secure.eny one to hack this drone in home
varun chinu (5 months ago)
It will come in India
DAVID FERNANDEZ (6 months ago)
this is the future no joke , however it is more suitable as a regular courier service within city limits . I don t think amazon will make it work for them . this is more for UPS
Black matter Jones (6 months ago)
A drone three to four hundred feet in the air moving at at least 30 miles per hour good luck with trying to shoot that down
DJKool (6 months ago)
Are every costumer geting a plastic box? seams lika a waste of money/environment...
lakshmi prabha (7 months ago)
this might reduce man power
Alexandre Bom Braga (7 months ago)
They want to end the postman job !!!!
Yeshua the savior of the world (9 months ago)
where is my air gun
eternalhalloween1 (9 months ago)
This sounds good in theory. But they would have a lot of bugs to work out. But if they can somehow work out the problems, this would be AMAZING!
PenguinBadger TurkeyBear (10 months ago)
milwaukeegregg (10 months ago)
This is BS...Blue shy no wind...lol makes for good PR... From a company thats trading 245x earnings....I wouldn't touch this with a 100 ft pole.... 1 hiccup and amazon dives....
Harison Fernando (11 months ago)
Zx Chain (11 months ago)
fadly A. Rahman (1 year ago)
Somebody could've bring down the drone and steal it along with the package it carry. Someone already tested special trained eagle that snatch the drone in midair. Sure, maybe the drone can't be use by the thief. But the components, like the high performance motor, would still worth something.
peter yuan (1 year ago)
Alibaba is going to beat Amazon!
Eli Cha (1 year ago)
wait a sec, what happens with the box?? the guy took it home and most likely will throw it in the garbage .. not environmental freindly at all
Mini MaxD (1 year ago)
If they did this In the hood the buyers wouldn't get their item and the drone wouldn't return😂
dannylamb456 (8 months ago)
I'd be more worried about the distance: How far are these things supposed to go? How heavy can they carry? Would it account for residential floors? (Since people don't always live on the ground floor). Sure, it's been a few years, but they should work on refining these over and over.
Carter (1 year ago)
shah ashka (1 year ago)
Hi I am planing to do my PhD in E-Commerce.Therefore, could someone help me to fine tune my PhD top and suggest me some key objectives.The Topic is "THE IMPACT OF DRONES IN ONLINE BUSINESS"
English Grammar (1 year ago)
Wow, what a wonderfully impractical idea that was... Imagine tens of thousands of these little buggers cluttering up the sky, blowing around all over the place, cutting off little arms and legs. Like wasps but their sting is slightly more deadly. The other day I counted literally NONE of these drones up in the sky, oh what a surprise! :)
T.N.J Tinja (1 year ago)
great another way to take Jobs away from human beings. Jeez Okay I get it Robots can do anything jeez.
Virat Mobile STORE (1 year ago)
India me kabhi mat karna bhai esa setup drone hi rakh lenge
Alexandros Sotiropoulos (1 year ago)
We can engage them with ground to air projectile or we can use electronic counter measures ECM to distract them. If one of them pass over your home and violates your airspace, you can warn and then seek and destroy. You can prepare fighter drones which will be in readiness to engage the possible enemy craft like this - SCRAMBLE SCRAMBLE! INCOMING ENEMY CRAFT! PREPARE FOR LAUNCH!
hotxhotguy (1 year ago)
Drones delivering babies door to door. Oh the image... *shudders*
CallmeAffiliated (1 year ago)
What if i order a dildo and when it falls the box breaks and then everyone will know inlike anal play
TPT Vlog Game (1 year ago)
very good
Professor Bis (1 year ago)
take me beer please!
packleader87 (1 year ago)
How obsessed and desperate is our culture? But it is cool.
packleader87 (1 year ago)
How about *Amazon Prime "Elite"* - When RC Jets deliver
MatPlaysGames YT (1 year ago)
well, thieves can easily shoot it down and take the items.
Do Yeon Kim (1 year ago)
What if that plastic box costs more than the product people buy
PNB Productions (1 year ago)
time to upgrade my air defenses
catholic crusader (1 year ago)
Ugh irobot is going to be a reality
videogalory (1 year ago)
Go out with cheap drone to take down delivery drone and make money. This won't last.
Ryan Taylor (1 year ago)
Many a slip between the cup and the lip, in other words a LOT can go wrong with this, and damn few things can work.
RAVITEJ V G (1 year ago)
vince m (1 year ago)
there's too many disrespectful assholes in this world for this to work....unfortunately
SuperGaming (1 year ago)
to bad this cant be done amazon would loose a ton of money cause of dumb asses trying to steel it or break the drone.
Gary Chupp (1 year ago)
why not test this in your normal American trailer park ?
Thembile Matebesi (1 year ago)
Some thieves will attempt to steal the PrimeAir drones
Steppawolf (1 year ago)
What does the buyer do with the orange case afterwards?
SuperGaming (1 year ago)
Steppawolf keep it you buy the product so it comes in a little container which you keep
Sébastien Franc (1 year ago)
from Rattlesnake Tribe at Flanders Lane Banished Island: it's useful if it's piloted by a computer. We don't need humans. It's practical. The drones can fly so it's faster. But if there are objects or obstacles in the air (birds, planes, another drone, electrical posts) it's dangerous for drones.
Sébastien Franc (1 year ago)
from Rattlesnake Tribe at Flanders Lane Banished Island: that's dangerous if we meet a thief. That's nice because we use technology and imagine a new role for the machine although that's bad because the drone can replace humas and dismiss jobs. That's faster than a vehicle and more ecological
Sébastien Franc (1 year ago)
from Rattlesnake Tribe at Flanders Lane Banished Island: it's a good idea because it's very fast but there are thieves and it's dangerous for birds and people. Maybe the drone can bump onto a tree and was broken by this ( for the prize it's very bad!)
Sébastien Franc (1 year ago)
from Rattlesnake Tribe at Flanders Lane Banished Island: good idea for the future!
Smokey the Bear (1 year ago)
So can i just steal the drone ?
Luana Sirio (1 year ago)
Wonderful!is fantastic!
crysjumar1 (1 year ago)
no one needs shit that fast. you can't wait 1 fucking day?!
crysjumar1 (1 year ago)
+Manian Games right. i suppose so.
wiydcgagcuw igihgxs (1 year ago)
crysjumar1 emergency leak perhaps? house is flooding you need the spare part quickly? Oil leak? stuff like that- or people are happy to pay the extra money to get it in 15 minutes or so
Hamel (1 year ago)
crysjumar1 or just drive to Walmart to buy a T-tool
Jmagnum8989 (1 year ago)
Don't worry in a few years there will be teleporters.
crysjumar1 (1 year ago)
Jmagnum8989 butt dude. This is too much
Kevin Fontijn (1 year ago)
Kanari Mentos (1 year ago)
never work for any future
crankylifter (1 year ago)
This'll guarantee Mei-feng's delivered to me in time for Christmas!
brewangels felafel (1 year ago)
why not train those noisy green parrots to deliver small packages, the noise papers and those things that extend cellular phone range.
Ishan siewdath (2 years ago)
some jobs will be lost but as the same time new jobs are created for eg.apps 20 years ago wasn't around now there's 2.2 million apps which employs 1 million people
Gaurav Panchal (2 years ago)
i m gonna throw a stone and bring it down and take the parcel :P
wiydcgagcuw igihgxs (1 year ago)
Gaurav Panchal and then get arrested?
Jose Rodriguez (2 years ago)
It be funny if the drone explodes if you attempt to steal it.
wiydcgagcuw igihgxs (1 year ago)
Jose Rodriguez the law :(
Tommy Tucker (2 years ago)
This gonna open up a whole new type of air pirating
Truthbetold (21 days ago)
That would be awesome!!!
stekow1111 (2 years ago)
They can only wish.
Skull Kid (2 years ago)
pleaew let this be a thing i want this to happen
Abbey Omisol (2 years ago)
if i saw this drone at my doorstep, it wont be able to go back hahahahah.... kidding!!!
Saray Mubasiri (1 year ago)
you all need to realize that we do not steal amazon boxes from people's door. why? you'll be jailed if caught. And if you steal the drone that made a delivery to your address, yeah keep it as long as police knocks the door :D
IgorD (1 year ago)
Sani Poken or skunk spray xd
Sani Poken (2 years ago)
they need to make it shock you if you try to grab it.
Corporal Bambi (2 years ago)
what would u even do with it
NutsackMcdingwodWannabeweeaboo 0 (2 years ago)
Maybe Amazon can deliver my drone by drone ??????
Nelly The Elephant. Trump Trump Trump (2 years ago)
You've got to hand it to them !!!
Nelly The Elephant. Trump Trump Trump (2 years ago)
Didn't receive my parcel but kids have a new lunch box and toy !!!!
HardenedMidget (2 years ago)
Anyone who is talking about shooting it down or stealing it is an idiot. Stuff already gets stolen now, when UPS drivers leave stuff on the doorstep in view of anyone who walks past. A drone could drop it off in a backyard where its out of plain sight, and it's only 30 minutes, so you would know when it shows up. And shooting down a drone is illegal, and you can get caught very easily.
potjhm1 (2 years ago)
This video is 3yrs old. So are Amazon delivering via drones now or still not?
wiydcgagcuw igihgxs (1 year ago)
potjhm1 they used the first one in the UK- it worked perfectly
industrialsponge (2 years ago)
drone delivering a drone
Truthbetold (21 days ago)
nandakoryaaa (2 years ago)
drone delivering a 3d printer which prints 3d printer which prints a drone
gary greenstein (2 years ago)
Ahh great way to put my Doberman to work attack it as it lands on a leash then sue Amazon
gary greenstein (2 years ago)
Wow amazing thanks mom
michael wheeler (2 years ago)
I don't know why you would even think like that. You clearly had very little growing up. Get a life dude
thegrumpy/roblox (2 years ago)
do people have to send those boxes back to amazon?
Meet jain (2 years ago)
who is driving or handling that drone
Awesum Unicorn (2 years ago)
I'm pretty sure it has a gps system, but I know that NOBODY flies it. It has sensors on it too.
azeem sarwar (2 years ago)
Jeff Bezos
Peter Hall (2 years ago)
Solar powered too by having solar panels on the roof of the warehouse to charge their batteries. Great!
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Fabrizio Tantini (2 years ago)
Alex Sander (2 years ago)
drone napping
Jimmy おしん (2 years ago)
thats how u get your shit stolen.
Bronco bear (2 years ago)
Chris johnson (2 years ago)
Lazy ass people.
Bob Joe (1 year ago)
Bruce Baker (2 years ago)
I can see this as just a novelty thing, you have to live close to the distribution center for this to even be feasible, I mean with in a few miles..any farther and it is back to the regular delivery services, and how much more are they going to charge you for this novelty delivery ?
83slinky (2 years ago)
finally put my new shotgun to work
Timothy Wilkes (1 year ago)
liz I got one of those luxury pillows for the corgies, it literally fell out the sky over Windsor
Thembile Matebesi (1 year ago)
Hahaha! You betcha!!
83slinky (1 year ago)
+Diogo Abreu then i would sue the hell out of amazon! lol
Timothy Wilkes (1 year ago)
prince Philip is gonna have a field day against these buzzards
eyestoenvy (2 years ago)
What's the payload? Can't be much ...
Mister Grizz (2 years ago)
just imagine a amazon drone crashing into a bird carrying a load of sex jelly and splatting all over g.w. bush jr.
AHammockdream (2 years ago)
one problem... what stops someone from shooting down the drones and taking the item?
wiydcgagcuw igihgxs (1 year ago)
AHammockdream the law
Thembile Matebesi (1 year ago)
The law
AHammockdream (2 years ago)
+Boner Patrol  true but if you know where the tracking device it and disable it.  and if it was shot down in a remote area they would never find who did it. bu yeah  otherwise its not worth it
Nerd Strangler (2 years ago)
+AHammockdream Probably the same thing that prevents people from shooting the UPS guy and stealing his packages.... not worth going to prison for a 3-pack of HDMI cables.
U Wot (2 years ago)
My new career will be shooting these cunts down and taking the products.
Bob Joe (1 year ago)
I dare u to try and pull out a gun on the street and shoot a drone. educate yourself
Charles H Geis IV (2 years ago)
I cant wait to see the delivery fee for that
C. w. (2 years ago)
so awesome!
ajit kumar (2 years ago)
from whare we can order for drone.
Meet jain (2 years ago)
Omar M Khalil (2 years ago)
just imagine the sport of drone shooting that will come about :D haha