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Video: This is how Amazon will deliver online purchases with a delivery drone

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The online distribution giant Amazon showed the future of online shopping with the video of a new delivery drone, which already had more than two million views on Monday.

The giant of online distribution Amazon showed the future of online shopping with the video of a new delivery drone, which on Monday It already had more than two million visits.

The video shows a quadcopter drone flying to the rescue of a disgraced girl: Bring the little girl’s new shoes to their destination to replace the ones eaten by the family dog ​​before a game starts.

The presentation of the video is in charge of Jeremy Clarkson, a television personality thanks to the program about cars “Top Gear”.

In the video published on Sunday it is indicated that, although the situation is simulated, the drone flight is real. There, a machinery is shown in the Amazon warehouses placing the package inside the drone, which takes off vertically and then flies to its destination. (See also: Amazon and Apple Investigated for Audiobook Sales.)

The drone, blue and with the Amazon Prime Air logo, is equipped with a system that recognizes and avoids objects in the air and on the groundClarkson says in the video.

According to Amazon, the device has a flight range of 24 km and normally does not exceed 60 meters in height.

The firm drew skepticism when it announced in late 2013 its plan to use drones for mail delivery in some markets, with the intention that the packages arrive at their destination just half an hour after they have been ordered.

AFP