It seems like everyone is talking drones these days, and it's not just Amazon. From architects to builders, members of the design and construction industries are using the unmanned aerial vehicles to survey projects.

In October 2014, we reported on a drone, developed by a team of students at Ajman University, that was equipped to conduct ocean rescues.

Now, it is becoming increasingly more likely, according to an ABC report.

This video highlights how drones have helped saved lost hikers, people stranded by a flash flood and swimmers caught in a rip tide.

Check out the drones in action and see how they reportedly fly five times faster than Michael Phelps and drop life rings to swimmers in need of assistance. Read More