Skip to comments.This New Drone Can Follow You Around To Film You Doing Impressive Things (VIDEO)
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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Neat to begin with...but it would get boring real fast just watching me walk around town.
The obvious implications are troubling.
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.
That would explain where they got all the historical video of away missions on Star Trek...
surely it doesn’t have the SD space to record all of my awesomeness...
I suspect we’ll eventually see aerial drone battles.
This gun club has the right idea:
I would like a frisbee-sized drone that could hover 3-400 feet above my car and help me navigate rush hour traffic.
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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.
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.
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...
>> Im a big fan of the Millenials.
Me too; they’re gonna pay my Medicare and SS!
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!
I was wondering how it would record Superman.
Or, shoot you.
Like Obama was going to pay my gas, light and rent bills? ;-]
Your idea will likely happen pretty soon.
Not necessarily one for each vehicle, but a subscription service that feeds the video to your dash.
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.
Good chance that you might record something that you shouldn’t.
Actually great shooting. I thought a shotgun brought the drone down - it was a rifle!
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.
>> Theyre stealing money from babies and kids who werent born yet
By that definition they have “stolen” money from me for 45 years! Am I chopped liver?
>> plus theyre 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?
>> Youve 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.
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.
>> Im sorry about that, but Im not going to pick someone elses 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.
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.