Delivery drone patent packs a parachute into a shipping label

Delivery drone patent packs a parachute into a shipping label

Amazon has been awarded a patent for a parachute that folds up inside a shipping label, to allow delivery drones to drop items from above Commercial delivery drones are already taking flight , but before the system really gets off the ground, there are plenty of big-picture details to sort out. Recent patents are starting to fill in some of those blanks, with companies working on systems to transfer cargo from drone-to-drone in midair, airships that drop drones closer to their targets, and lamp posts that double as recharge stations . Now, Amazon has outlined plans to pack parachutes […]

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