1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Food Delivery Drones

Discussion in 'The OT' started by Drucifer, Jun 4, 2013.

  1. Jun 4, 2013 #1 of 23
    Drucifer

    Drucifer Well-Known Member

    9,407
    244
    Feb 12, 2009
    NY Hudson...
    READ MORE

    FOX News
     
  2. Jun 4, 2013 #2 of 23
    yosoyellobo

    yosoyellobo Icon

    2,785
    178
    Nov 1, 2006
    Jacksonville Fl
    But I did not order a Dominos ...Boom.
     
  3. Jun 4, 2013 #3 of 23
    P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

    22,145
    192
    Jul 25, 2002
    W.Mdtrn Sea
    that's the key ... anyone could practice in shooting if it come to your land w/out your permission :eek2:
     
  4. Jun 4, 2013 #4 of 23
    gov

    gov Legend

    1,101
    50
    Jan 11, 2013
    All of that for a Dominos Pizza ??

    Phooey, I'd want something from Ruth's Chris Steak House, LOL!
     
  5. Jun 4, 2013 #5 of 23
    Drucifer

    Drucifer Well-Known Member

    9,407
    244
    Feb 12, 2009
    NY Hudson...
    Will they still keep to 10 mile radius for deliveries?
     
  6. Jun 4, 2013 #6 of 23
    dpeters11

    dpeters11 Hall Of Fame

    16,341
    503
    May 30, 2007
    Cincinnati
    Well, I don't think I'd be leaving a tip.
     
  7. Jun 4, 2013 #7 of 23
    P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

    22,145
    192
    Jul 25, 2002
    W.Mdtrn Sea
    energy on board is not enough for 20 miles round trip
     
  8. Jun 4, 2013 #8 of 23
    Sixto

    Sixto Well-Known Member

    12,224
    95
    Nov 18, 2005
    Now that is cool.
     
  9. Jun 4, 2013 #9 of 23
    MysteryMan

    MysteryMan Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

    8,525
    534
    May 17, 2010
    USA
    It's a high tech idea but I don't see it being practical. Weather conditions will dictate when it can be used.
     
  10. P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

    22,145
    192
    Jul 25, 2002
    W.Mdtrn Sea
    our weather is in favor, but how about delivery to apartment on second+ floor ?
     
  11. fluffybear

    fluffybear Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    7,316
    38
    Jun 19, 2004
    Peachtree...
    I asked Mrs. Fluffybear that same question and our thought is Dominos will probably phone once the drone arrives at your location and you will meet it outside (front lawn, parking lot, etc..)
     
  12. spartanstew

    spartanstew Dry as a bone

    12,566
    61
    Nov 16, 2005
    Wylie, Texas
    If you're referring to Dominos, they have no such policy. The delivery radius varies by store location.
     
  13. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

    15,365
    580
    Dec 2, 2010
    Winters,...
    My bet it's a freebie in advertising for the pizza king. More buzz, no pay. Dreamed up by the marketing folk.
     
  14. 4HiMarks

    4HiMarks Hall Of Fame

    1,575
    35
    Jan 21, 2004
    Laurel, MD
    Yeah. Never going to happen in real life. Those things are too expensive to risk getting them stolen every other delivery.
     
  15. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

    15,365
    580
    Dec 2, 2010
    Winters,...
    Heh. Leno had a clip of one where the drone says to the guy who just got delivery, "What, no tip??"- then he zaps the guy with a laser or somesuch....
     
  16. acostapimps

    acostapimps Hall Of Famer

    1,866
    50
    Nov 5, 2011
    Illinois
    Well, I don't think I'd be leaving a tip.

    They'll make you leave a tip or you'll get droned:)


    Sent from my iPad using DBSTalk mobile app
     
  17. fluffybear

    fluffybear Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    7,316
    38
    Jun 19, 2004
    Peachtree...
    Never say never. There have been a number of products and ideas which I never thought would see the light fo day and they have proven rather successful.

    I'm sure there will be some form of tracking system (even a lo-jack type system) which will be incorporated which will deter most people from trying to steal one.
     
  18. photostudent

    photostudent Godfather

    298
    2
    Nov 8, 2007
    I think there would be too many collisions with the flying cars.
     
  19. P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

    22,145
    192
    Jul 25, 2002
    W.Mdtrn Sea
    You mean drones...
     
  20. peds48

    peds48 Genius.

    20,082
    1,068
    Jan 10, 2008
    NY
    You mean drones...


    real drones tend to fly 40,000 feet up above....be surprised if this gizmo goes above 200....


    Sent from my iPad using DBSTalk mobile app
     

Share This Page