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A drone of your very
own for about $300

Washington Post, by Michael S. Rosenwald

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/20/2013 5:55:52 AM

Kevin Good thought there was an 80 percent chance he could successfully deliver his brother’s wedding rings with a tiny drone. “The other 20 percent is that it could go crashing into the bride’s mother’s face,” the Bethesda, Md., cinematographer somewhat jokingly told his brother. His brother was OK with those odds, so he signed off. A few weeks ago, sitting in the back row at the ceremony near San Francisco, Good steered the drone to the altar, delivering the payload in front of 100 or so astonished guests. His brother grabbed the rings, then watched as Good buzzed the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 8/20/2013 6:29:39 AM     (No. 9482072)

It´s a good thing we have the second amendment because you may need to own a couple armed drones to protect yourself from an intruder armed with one.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Videodrone, 8/20/2013 8:16:36 PM     (No. 9483308)

at this year´s NAB for me the two hits of the show were "8K video" (think HD on massive steroids and you have "2K Video" which is what a lot of "film" production is currently being done with "Red cameras" then there is "4K video" which is the "next . big . thing" (like "3D" was last year) and after that the "8K video with 3D sound" (22 speakers, think you have a problem with the spouse and the surround sound system?)

and the other was the number of "multi rotor camera platforms" ranging from simple models like the one in the article to "octo & hex rotor" and above with independently positionable camera cradle

still trying to sneak one of those in the "gadget budget" since I can´t seem to find any ammo...

does anyone remember "Elephant Parts"? there was on skit on "Neighborhood Nuclear Superiority"?

(lets see now, a few Estes "C" engined ballistic rockets, what kind of warhead could I come up with and still have reasonable flight?..)


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