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Amazon has finally done it!

On Wednesday, the company said that they have successfully made their first delivery by drone.

The delivery to a customer near Cambridge, England, was announced in a tweet by Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos.

"First-ever #AmazonPrimeAir customer delivery is in the books. 13 min—click to delivery," he wrote of the December 7 order.

A video on Amazon's web page showed the delivery process—with a quadcopter drone delivering an Amazon Fire TV box and a bag of popcorn to a customer identified only as Richard B.

Amazon, which has been testing drone deliveries in the US and elsewhere, has on several occasions complained that the regulatory environment in the United States for these automated deliveries is more cumbersome.

In its video, Amazon noted that it is working with two customers receiving drone deliveries in the Cambridge area and soon hoped to expand to "dozens" near its warehouse.

Google have also said that they'd want to jump on the drone delivery bandwagon with a project called Wing and there are some reports saying US retail behemoth Wal-Mart is also studying drone deliveries.

In the US, the first commercial drone delivery was made in July when convenience store 7-Eleven, with drone startup Flirtey, transported a chicken sandwich, hot coffee and donuts to a customer near Reno, Nevada.

Project Wing announced plans this year to deliver burritos in partnership with US food chain Chipotle to students at Virginia Tech University, one of the campuses where drone research is being conducted.


Amazon got British approval this year for flying drones that are no longer within sight of their operators in rural and suburban areas; having one person operate several highly automated drones; and testing devices to make the drones able to identify and avoid obstacles



Do not underestimate a Drone,for there are so many things a drone can be used for.Over at New Zealand Domino's Pizza aims to be the first to use Drones for deliveries,isn't that amazing?!.

Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd conducted a demonstration of pizza delivery by drone in the New Zealand city of Auckland on Thursday, and afterwards said it aimed to be the first company to launch a regular drone service, late this year.

But according to Philip Solaris the director of X-Craft Enterprises (Makers of Drones) he said "while New Zealand has accommodating regulations on drones, Domino’s would be held back by a rule requiring drones to be kept in sight at all times.I can't truly see how commercially viable that idea is because you would have to literally have somebody walking along to keep it in the line of sight, watching it at all time,Domino’s service would still need to overcome "random hazards (like) power lines, moving vehicles, children in the backyard playing", he said.


But i don't really think that would be a problem for them to overcome,cause this is a really great idea.I'm looking forward to have my pizza delivered by a drone,i'm sure you are too. *Wink*
Here's a Drone delivery testing video below;



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