With a so-called fragmentation controller, which was developed by the online mail order company itself, the self-destruction of the drone to be controlled. This initiates the process as soon as the battery fails or there is damage to the engines. Once a defect is detected, information about the environment, such as the weather, is checked. This will determine the order in which the components and where the package can best be dropped.
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The patent, however, does not reveal how Amazon really wants to use this technology.Other solutions could also ensure that a crash is associated with only a few consequences. It is also possible to use a parachute built into the drone so that the flying object can land safely. Whether the Amazon drones can be used commercially in the foreseeable future, however, remains unclear. It is likely that this will take many more years.