Thursday, June 20, 2019

Amazon drones may do more than deliver

Chain Store Age
The 1982 Alan Parsons Project classic “Eye in the Sky” might be a good theme song for Amazon’s planned drone fleet.

According to The Telegraph, Amazon has filed for a U.S. patent on “surveillance as a service” technology that would monitor customer homes from its delivery drones. The drones would film and record customer homes as they passed overhead, looking for signs of break-ins, vandalism, or other problems. Anything suspicious would be photographed and/or recorded and sent to the customer and local police.. . . more