Transcript for Amazon Prime Air Not the Only Drone Delivery on Horizon
Now, to the buzz about drones, sparked by amazon's reveal that the company wants to take package deliveries to new heights. There are a lot of hurdles to jump before this is a reality. But amazon isn't the first to try to change the way you get a special delivery. Forget fedex,u.P.S. And even your mail carrier. Amazon's big announcement to use drones to deliver packages has everyone talking. While they may be the biggest name to take to the sky, other businesses are way ahead. From a mom and pop dry cleaner in philly, promising to dry your suit in the wind. To pizza chain, domino's, promising to fly your pie to you. While amazon's not taking to the skies for a few years, other countries are trying it out. Here in china, a bakery is taking cake delivery to new heights. In australia, they're developing a drone to deliver textbooks to your door. And in south africa, they've found a way to deliver beer to thirsty concertgoers. In the states, drones are being used by real estate agents to take photographs. And by farmers to manage their crops. But it may be a while before these guys are showing up at our doors. At purdue university, where they're gdeveloping drones that amazon would use, they've experienced turbulence along the way. We crashed the three times we took off. The idea of being able to have your papers delivered to you. You're just sitting here. You don't have to get up. Oh, no. And oh, wow. Is it going to make it? I'm concerned. We know it's coming. You can hear it from a mile away. How are you going to get the paper? I'm going to wait for it. Apparently, those blades are sharp. That's a drone we borrowed or they lent from a cinematography company. Careful, samuel. Paper boy. Thank you. I'll save this paper for the rest of my life. That's our drone. Have to land that on the desk. Thank you. When it comes to the desk. No. Abort mission. I was concerned. Safe landing. You know, we're going to be
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