When Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is not starring in Avatar 2: Palm Springs Weekend, he is showing off Amazon’s new drone delivery capabilities in the Coachella Valley.
To showcase the new technology, Amazon had a drone deliver sunscreen over the weekend to a lawn in Palm Springs during the MARS conference.
Amazon Prime Air drone delivery https://t.co/A04FSdcqRq
— Jason Johnson (@jcjohnson) March 20, 2017
In the video, you can see the quadcopter flying in over a lawn, touching down on a target square, dropping off a box filled with sunscreen and then flying off into the sky.
First drone delivery: sunscreen for sunny Palm Springs pic.twitter.com/y0EQqlzJKT
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Amazon has claimed that it has the ability for drones to deliver packages 30 minutes or less while flying at speeds of 50 mph, notes Daily Mail.
The online giant has said they would like to launch the service by the end of 2017.