If Amazon has its way, your order might one day be delivered to your doorstep by a drone.

This was just one of the possible uses for the unmanned aerial vehicles being discussed as thousands gathered for the first ever commercial Drone expo in Los Angles on Saturday (December 13).

Long used by the military for surveillance and to carry out attacks, USAVSA (Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle Systems Association) said their objective in staging the event was to stoke interest in different uses for drones among the industry and enthusiasts.