Google Prepares to Compete With Amazon Over the Drone Business

Google Prepares to Compete With Amazon Over the Drone Business
2:12 | 08/30/14

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Now to a different race involving drones and the competition pong some of the world's tech giants to deliver products straight to your door in a whole new way. Check out this video from Google. Hot on the heels of a drone unveiled by Amazon. Could this ever really happen and would it actually be safe? ABC's bazi kanani has more. Reporter: It's Google's turn to take to the skies with project wing. It is sort of the first prototype that we want to stand behind and a reliable system that can do autonomous delivery. Reporter: Two years in the making, the tech giant's latest brainchild is gearing up for takeoff but Google is only the latest company to announce plans to one day offer drone to door delivery. Amazon's CEO Jeff bezos unveiling its drone on CBS' "60 minutes." We could carry objects up to five pounds. Reporter: Unlike Samson prime air Google drone drops a rope attached and has fewer spinning blades and looking more like a miniature jet all part of a trend that seems like something out of the jetsons. From a sushi restaurant in London to a Wisconsin brewery. But its future is still up in the air with concerned ranking from privacy to aviation safety. It could hit an engine, take out an engine. Reporter: The FAA telling ABC news overnight they're aware of Google's proposal and have had discussions with the company but currently all commercial use of unmanned aircraft is against the agency's regulatiregulation. Drive it to the enabling the dream of delivering stuff more quickly. When Amazon announced its drone testing nine months ago many shrugged it off at the time, considered it a pr stunt but Google has the lobbying power and the finances to get regulations changed and to perfect the technology and say that means those delivery drones could be at our doorsteps before too long. Dan. Brave new world. Bazi, thank you.

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