by Alice Morby
Details of the patent, which was filed earlier this year in the US, have emerged this week. It outlines Amazon’s vision for using lakes, reservoirs and purpose-built pools as “fulfilment centres” as demand for internet-bought goods increases.
It shows a number of ways that the stock would be dealt with inside an Aquatic Storage Facility, revealing that items would be dropped into the pools by parachutes or trucks.
But in each case, packages would be contained within a watertight box, complete with an air canister. When the item is ordered by a customer, a noise transmitted under water would trigger the air canister to inflate a balloon to float the package to the surface.
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