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Topic # 85193 15-Jun-2011 18:34 Send private message

Just in case anyone didn't catch it on the news tonight? Engineers from OPUS have been using an iPad and an AR Drone Parrot to carry out video reconnaissance of the earthquake damaged (Roman Catholic) Cathedral Of The Blessed Sacrament in Christchurch.



What an awesome use of this "toy"!

http://www.3news.co.nz/VIDEO-Inside-Christchurchs-Cathedral-of-Blessed-Sacrament/tabid/423/articleID/215222/Default.aspx

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  Reply # 481580 15-Jun-2011 18:43 Send private message

Wicked!



Like I said to ScottJPalmer, Finally a use for an iPad!

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  Reply # 481654 15-Jun-2011 22:51

A worthy use for this 'toy'. Could have done with more footage though!

 http://www.3news.co.nz/VIDEO-Inside-Christchurchs-Cathedral-of-Blessed-Sacrament/tabid/309/articleID/215222/Default.aspx

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  Reply # 481661 15-Jun-2011 22:59 Send private message

Finally a use? Toy?

Are you all referring to the iPad, or tabets in general? Every review I see places it as Numero Uno.

Especially worked well here on Sept 2, Feb 22 and June 13!



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  Reply # 481663 15-Jun-2011 23:05 Send private message

tdgeek: Finally a use? Toy?

Are you all referring to the iPad, or tabets in general? Every review I see places it as Numero Uno.

Especially worked well here on Sept 2, Feb 22 and June 13!


I was referring to the AR Drone... and you will note the use of the quotes to emphasize my point that while many see the AR Drone as a "toy" here's a terrific adaptation in using it for this purpose.


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  Reply # 481665 15-Jun-2011 23:11 Send private message

Ahh ok, got it.

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  Reply # 487641 30-Jun-2011 06:35 Send private message

UncleArk: Just in case anyone didn't catch it on the news tonight? Engineers from OPUS have been using an iPad and an AR Drone Parrot to carry out video reconnaissance of the earthquake damaged (Roman Catholic) Cathedral Of The Blessed Sacrament in Christchurch.



What an awesome use of this "toy"!

http://www.3news.co.nz/VIDEO-Inside-Christchurchs-Cathedral-of-Blessed-Sacrament/tabid/423/articleID/215222/Default.aspx


Sorry but your link doesnt work.

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  Reply # 487644 30-Jun-2011 06:55 Send private message

timbosan:
Sorry but your link doesnt work.

A copy and paste of the link to your browser might just work. Wink

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