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This New Drone Can Follow You Around To Film You Doing Impressive Things (VIDEO)
The Daily Caller ^ | June 17 2014 | Charles Thompson

Posted on 06/17/2014 12:08:25 PM PDT by PoloSec

According to CNET, a small company has created a drone that will follow you and record your action sports maneuvers from the sky.

Called AirDog, the drone is different from other video recording drones because it follows you around while filming. A quad-copter, or basically a helicopter with four distinct rotating blades on the corners of the drone, AirDog is equipped with a Go-Pro camera for filming.

Specifically dedicated to sports such as water skiing, motorcycle racing and surfing, the user wears a wristband that acts as a location sensor for the drone to follow that user.

Furthermore, AirDog has numerous different modes as you can adjust the altitude of its flight and the angle of its camera to make a perfect video of your actions.

The company says that the drone will change the nature of filming action sports. Before, you were forced to attach a Go-Pro camera to your helmet or have someone else film you from the ground or fly a camera drone themselves.

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1 posted on 06/17/2014 12:08:25 PM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec

Neat to begin with...but it would get boring real fast just watching me walk around town.


2 posted on 06/17/2014 12:10:10 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: PoloSec

The obvious implications are troubling.


3 posted on 06/17/2014 12:10:27 PM PDT by Paulie
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To: PoloSec

If every player on both teams had an “Air Dog” to record a soccer match; that could result in some exciting video — of all the drone crashes.


4 posted on 06/17/2014 12:11:14 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: PoloSec

That would explain where they got all the historical video of away missions on Star Trek...


5 posted on 06/17/2014 12:12:03 PM PDT by chrisser (Senseless legislation does nothing to solve senseless violence.)
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To: PoloSec

Aerial Narcissism


6 posted on 06/17/2014 12:12:34 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: PoloSec
Snooping on the Neighbors
7 posted on 06/17/2014 12:17:24 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: Dallas59; tx_eggman

surely it doesn’t have the SD space to record all of my awesomeness...


8 posted on 06/17/2014 12:19:51 PM PDT by SpinnerWebb (IN-SAPORIBVS-SICVT-PVLLVM)
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I suspect we’ll eventually see aerial drone battles.


9 posted on 06/17/2014 12:30:55 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: PoloSec

This gun club has the right idea:

http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Flying-Camera-From-Animal-Rights-Group-Shot-Down-at-Pigeon-Shoot-Cops-179983451.html


10 posted on 06/17/2014 12:32:37 PM PDT by Taxman
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To: PoloSec

I would like a frisbee-sized drone that could hover 3-400 feet above my car and help me navigate rush hour traffic.


11 posted on 06/17/2014 12:39:50 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: PoloSec

I am the eye in the sky, looking at you
I can read your mind
I am the maker of rules, dealing with fools
I can cheat you blind
And I don’t need to see any moreTo know that
I can read your mind(Looking at you)
I can read your mind(Looking at you)


12 posted on 06/17/2014 12:46:09 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (I lost my phased plasma rifle in a tragic hovercraft accident.)
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To: CrazyIvan

Electric Eye - Judas Priest

Up here in space
I’m looking down on you.
My lasers trace
Everything you do.
You think you’ve private lives
Think nothing of the kind.
There is no true escape

I’m watching all the time.
I’m made of metal
My circuits gleam.
I am perpetual
I keep the country clean.

I’m elected electric spy
I protected electric eye.
Always in focus
You can’t feel my stare.
I zoom into you
You don’t know I’m there.
I take a pride in probing all your secret moves
My tearless retina takes pictures that can prove.

Electric eye, in the sky
Feel my stare, always there
‘s nothing you can do about it.
Develop and expose
I feed upon your every thought
And so my power grows.
Protected. Detective. Electric eye.


13 posted on 06/17/2014 12:47:43 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: PoloSec

This thing’s disturbing enough even if it’s used as ostensibly intended. I’d say too many people are raging egomaniacs enough already without having their very own personal highlight camera.


14 posted on 06/17/2014 12:55:57 PM PDT by RichInOC ("Camera in the rafters, please take three, the red light's on, it's just you and me...")
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To: RichInOC

Not when they film something totally embarrassing. This could have the effect of making them humble. I’m a big fan of the Millenials.

They’ve inherited a pile of mess they didn’t make. I suspect they’ll be the Greatest Generation.


15 posted on 06/17/2014 1:14:27 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: RichInOC
I’d say too many people are raging egomaniacs enough already without having their very own personal highlight camera.

You're probably right, but I can't help thinking about the last run I made on a NASTAR ski race course a couple of years ago. It knocked a number of seconds off my prior best run, and one way to improve is to see and identify your errors. It would be fun to watch some of our pick-up b'ball games, too...

16 posted on 06/17/2014 1:19:40 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: 1010RD

>> I’m a big fan of the Millenials.

Me too; they’re gonna pay my Medicare and SS!


17 posted on 06/17/2014 1:21:17 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: RichInOC

It’s gonna happen, pervs will find a way, as with any visual tech. Why guns are important. See one hoovering outside your window...fire!


18 posted on 06/17/2014 1:42:40 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: SpinnerWebb

I was wondering how it would record Superman.


19 posted on 06/17/2014 1:58:01 PM PDT by Dexter Morgan (Everyone hides who they are.)
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To: PoloSec

Or, shoot you.


20 posted on 06/17/2014 2:52:51 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Nervous Tick

Like Obama was going to pay my gas, light and rent bills? ;-]


21 posted on 06/17/2014 2:54:49 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: rockrr

Your idea will likely happen pretty soon.
Not necessarily one for each vehicle, but a subscription service that feeds the video to your dash.


22 posted on 06/17/2014 2:58:15 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: 1010RD

SS and Medicare are not freebies like the stuff you get paid for out of Obama’s stash ;-)

*I* paid (and still do pay!) my SS and Medicare. But the gubmint spends it as fast as they get it. So thanks in advance Millenials for topping it off when it’s my turn to draw.


23 posted on 06/17/2014 3:24:07 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: PoloSec
Cool, but not as cool as ceiling cat.


24 posted on 06/17/2014 3:27:57 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: PoloSec

Good chance that you might record something that you shouldn’t.


25 posted on 06/17/2014 6:17:24 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Taxman

Good shooting!


26 posted on 06/17/2014 9:23:23 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: B4Ranch

Actually great shooting. I thought a shotgun brought the drone down - it was a rifle!


27 posted on 06/18/2014 10:10:58 AM PDT by Taxman
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To: Nervous Tick

They’re stealing money from babies and kids who weren’t born yet, plus they’re both taxes. You’ve got no guarantee to them and I would repudiate that debt if I were an Millenial.


28 posted on 06/19/2014 8:31:13 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: 1010RD

>> They’re stealing money from babies and kids who weren’t born yet

By that definition they have “stolen” money from me for 45 years! Am I chopped liver?

>> plus they’re both taxes

Not according to the LAWS under which they were set up. Rather, they are a defined-benefit retirement plan. And we ARE a nation of laws... aren’t we?

>> You’ve got no guarantee to them

Don’t I know it! I can hope and pray that I don’t get screwed; that’s about all I can do.

>> I would repudiate that debt if I were an Millenial.

I’m sure you would.


29 posted on 06/19/2014 11:02:20 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Nervous Tick

You’ve been robbed and tricked by your own government. I’m sorry about that, but I’m not going to pick someone else’s pocket, just because everybody else did.


30 posted on 06/19/2014 11:31:14 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: 1010RD

>> I’m sorry about that, but I’m not going to pick someone else’s pocket, just because everybody else did.

It’s your right to do as you see fit. You are even welcome to feel superior about it.

But don’t presume to tell me what I should or should not do, or how I should view the situation I didn’t create, or how I should “feel” about it.

Deal?


31 posted on 06/19/2014 12:10:55 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Nervous Tick

I looked over my posts to you and didn’t state that you should feel anyway about Social Security and Medicare. You love Millenials because they’re going to be paying your bills that total more than any amount anyone has paid in to SS and Medicare. Those are the facts.

What I suspect will eventually happen is that people under 45 or 50 will be allowed to slip out, lose their future benefits and no longer be charged the Social Security and Medicare taxes. For older potential recipients I suspect a means test of income or wealth or both that will exclude a significant number of people.

What cannot continue won’t.


32 posted on 06/19/2014 2:23:55 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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