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octocopter

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Amazon does octocopters! (pictures)

What's faster than next-day delivery? Try a 30-minute flight from warehouse to your door -- via octocopter. That's Jeff Bezos' vision for the Amazon of the not-so-distant future.

7 Images December 2, 2013

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Amazon testing 'octocopter' drone package deliveries

Within the next five years, Amazon hopes to be able to use drones to deliver orders in just 30 minutes.

By December 1, 2013

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Amazon testing 'octocopter' package-delivery drones

Need a delivery fast? Amazon Prime Air might someday get a package to you within 30 minutes, via octocopter. Jeff Bezos says so.

By December 1, 2013

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Stock photography's new frontier: hyperlapses and octocopters

Thought stock photography was boring? New visual tools, like hyperlapses and octocopters, are invigorating photographic content.

By October 1, 2013

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Pie in the sky: Domino's delivers pizzas via octocopter

A Domino's UK publicity stunt shows what it would look like if pizzas were delivered by RC helicopters.

By June 4, 2013

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Order champagne, and a drone flies it to you

One percenters take note. A luxury hotel in Sausalito, Calif., is flying in bottles of bubbly via a specially equipped drone. Get your fancy-pants credit card out though, because it'll cost you.

By May 16, 2014

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Amazon delivery drones edge closer to reality

CEO Jeff Bezos tells shareholders that the company already flight-tested several generations of unmanned aerial vehicles and is in the design phase for future generations.

By April 10, 2014

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RC helicopters appear to take off with woman in tow

An experiment with two super-powered RC helicopters seems to show the machines are capable of lifting a full-grown person off the ground.

By March 3, 2014

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Restaurant uses parachutes, PayPal to deliver sandwiches

If your restaurant is on the seventh floor and your customers are down on the street, how do you get them their food quickly and efficiently? Throw it out the window of course.

By March 21, 2014

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Pizza Hut table lets you touch-screen your toppings

If a Pizza Hut concept table actually gets made, restaurant-goers would be able to design their pies by touch.

By March 4, 2014