Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos, first publicly announced that they had plans to make deliver customer orders by drone. This was in an interview by CBS’s 60 Minutes in December of 2013. There were a lot of jokes and few took it very seriously. The statement was written off as showmanship. But on July 11 2014, Amazon filed for permission to test its drone delivery system.
The practice has been banned by the Federal Aviation Administration (F.A.A.) for safety reasons. Amazon is filing for an exemption based on what it calls “enormous consumer benefits”. The drone delivery service is called Prime Air.
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Orson Welles’ unfinished final film, “The Other Side of the Wind,” is about to be completed. Netflix has acquired global rights to ‘The Other Side of the Wind” and is financing the completion. To complete the film the producers have hired an Academy Award winning editor and an Academy Award winning sound mixer, Bob Murawski […]Read More
I just completed designing and building an 8×10 video camera, the first in the world that I know of. Essentially its off-axis reimaging of a projected image. It’s a bit like IMAX, but waaaaay bigger. – Zev Hoover Before you get too excited, the camera is indeed an 8 x 10 Video Camera, but the […]Read More
More Than A Camera This company, which makes the camera we videographers love, just made the largest initial public offering of a consumer electronics company in more than 20 years! On the first day of trading the new stock (GPRO) jumped up more than 30%. The only other consumer electronic company to go public was […]Read More