Unmanned aerial vehicle data services

Utility Patent Grant (B1)

September 11, 2018

Source: USPTO via Sqoop

Assignees: Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Inventors: Abdul Sathar Sait

Techniques for using an aerial vehicle to provide a data service are provided. For example, information about a request for the data service is accessed. The request is sent to a provider computing device and identifies a user computing device to receive the data service. The provider computing device is configured to provide the data service. A location associated with providing the data service is determined based on the request. The aerial vehicle is flown to the location. The aerial vehicle includes a computing system configured to provide a portion of the data service. Based on detecting that the aerial vehicle is within a range of the location, the aerial vehicle provides the portion of the data service to the user computing device by using, for example, the computing system.