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Beach Lifeguards Test Rescue Drones in Chile [Video]

Check out this video from AP showing ‘lifeguard drones’ being tested on the beaches of Algarrobo in Chile. The machines are fitted with a float, camera, microphone and speaker to allow lifeguards to communicate with bathers in difficulty. The system is developed by a local company called Green Solution. As the video shows, it’s not designed to replace a […]

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Millenium Falcon Quadcopter’s First Flight [Video]

French enthusiast Olivier C built a Millenium Falcon skin out of styrofoam and fitted it to a remote control quadcopter (he says ‘drone’ is the wrong word). The result is pretty impressive – especially after dark! [youtube]http://youtu.be/GRtXd1eiH-s[/youtube]   Want to build one yourself? There’s a bit of work involved! HT: The Next Web – via Qamir Hussain […]

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