With drones, privacy questions up in the air
Battalion Chief Kurt M. Strachota holds the Bellevue Fire Department's $25,000 drone, purchased with a federal grant a year ago but not yet put to use.
Posted: Monday, August 26, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Perched on a high shelf, next to the colorful boxes of radio-controlled model airplanes, sits the latest thing in high-tech toys: a flying drone equipped with a video camera.
For $300, the Parrot AR Drone 2.0 will transmit high-resolution live video to a cellphone or laptop computer from up to 150 feet away as it hovers courtesy of four battery-powered propellers.
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Monday, August 26, 2013 12:00 am.