Amazon’s latest wacky idea: mobile drone stations on trains, boats, and vans

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Amazon’s engineers are cooking up some wild ideas on how to integrate drones into major cities. In the latest patent filing, the e-commerce giant shows how special facilities connected to trains, boats, and vans could be used as storage space and repair stations for drones. The drones would be moved to areas of anticipated demand and fly out from the mobile hub. See Also: Drones might inspect your house when making deliveries “The intermodal vehicles may be coupled to locomotives, container ships, road tractors or other vehicles, and equipped with systems for loading one or more items…Read More

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