Amazon Wants To Use Drones To Deliver FasterPlay
Package delivery may soon have a futuristic look: Amazon is testing delivery service by flying drones.
The drones would carry packages weighing less than five pounds within a 10 mile radius of distribution centers, and are expected to improve delivery times.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says the drone system, dubbed "Amazon Prime Air," is years away from being ready for commercial use.
- Cardiff Garcia, reporter for the Financial Times blog FT Alphaville. He tweets @CardiffGarcia.
This segment aired on December 2, 2013.