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Survey finds a lot of Americans want drones to deliver their packages

Seems like only a matter of time before drones are delivering packages to your door step.

Published Sat, Nov 29 2014 6:24 AM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Amazon wants to make deliveries using drones, and it appears many customers are okay with the unmanned aircraft dropping packages on doorsteps. In a survey, 53 percent of people said they would like drones to deliver holiday purchases for them, according to the CNET report. That number will likely increase as more Americans become familiar with drones and their potential uses.

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The US federal government expects drones to become more common among private citizens - but wants to create guidelines for commercial use - and that includes delivery drones. An effort to realistically roll out drone fleets to make deliveries will take a significant amount of R&D effort, but would be a unique way to streamline deliveries.

Would you want a drone to make deliveries to your house?

An experienced tech journalist and marketing specialist, Michael joins TweakTown looking to cover everything from consumer electronics to enterprise cloud technology. A former Staff Writer at DailyTech, Michael is now the West Coast News Editor and will contribute news stories on a daily basis. In addition to contributing here, Michael also runs his own tech blog, AlamedaTech.com, while he looks to remain busy in the tech world.

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