11 Blog Posts From the DRONES Tag


The Future of Delivery

The Future of Delivery

More of us now buy goods online and have them delivered directly to our homes or workplace. Experts claim that retail is slowly dying and that consumers will rely more and more on same day delivery. This not only includes ground service but also the idea of a drone dropping that package off where and […]

Drones, drones everywhere!

Drones, drones everywhere!

Many enthusiasts young and old enjoy operating small drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). At the end of 2017, Bard College Center for the Study of the Drone estimated that there were over 836,000 hobbyist users in the US. Recreational drones are now everywhere and probably not going away anytime soon. Any UAV between 0.55lbs […]

On the Road to Ten: Canned Cameras: oos E-Newsletter #495

On the Road to Ten: Canned Cameras: oos E-Newsletter #495

As we continue the march toward the publication of the 520th consecutive weekly issue of the oos e-newsletter later this year, we will on occasion highlight reader favorites over these past ten years. The first installment, oos E-Newsletter #486, focused on discussions of speed limits. Here we take on the second-most covered newsletter topic through […]

Can the Proverbial Pothole Problem be Disrupted?: oos E-Newsletter #493

Can the Proverbial Pothole Problem be Disrupted?: oos E-Newsletter #493

Nothing worse than hitting a pothole you can’t avoid on the road. Not only is it jarring and disruptive to your driving but it can also damage your car. AAA reports that American drivers pay an estimated $3 billion per year to repair cars damaged by potholes. AAA Manager of Technical Services Michael Calkins said […]

Police Drones Take Off—At what Impact to Motorists?: oos E-Newsletter #485

Police Drones Take Off—At what Impact to Motorists?: oos E-Newsletter #485

Traffic stops are often one of the most dangerous situations for law enforcement (not to mention for motorists as many recent events have proven). The unknown can escalate a situation beyond safe. Police departments are now turning to drones to help alleviate some of the danger involved. Under tight regulations, drones can indeed become a […]