Amazon reveals top secret 3D printed drone lab in Cambridge UK

Amazon prototype drone. Image via Cambridge News

According to local news sources in the UK, Amazon has revealed the location of one its 3D printed drone labs. The test site is located on the edge of the British university town of Cambridge, while the research lab is in the center of town. The U.S. online retailer and tech pioneer has also confirmed the research lab is part of an initiative known as Prime Air Service.

3D printing drones for rapid iteration

Amazon are using 3D printing to develop drones that will deliver packages of up to 2kg in under 30 minutes. In the future, Amazon hopes to build drones to travel to delivery addresses, scan for landing spots, descend and deliver the packages in a completely autonomous manner.

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