Peoria Public Radio Staff
Peoria Public Radio News
Wed December 4, 2013
Drone builder: Amazon ambitions could take a decade
“Part of it is not just distributing pesticides and water, but also you’re looking at collecting images of your crops. You can tell what parts of your farm need the most attention and which parts don’t, so that you can minimize your input so far as chemicals and water and maximize your yield.”
Similar to what Amazon-dot-com wants to do with delivering packages, Schroyer also thinks hospitals might one day use drones to transport organs and medication. This year, Illinois enacted a bill limiting some uses of drones, and another bill expanding their use by law enforcement.