Thursday, January 2, 2014

The Future of Drone Swarm "Awareness"

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Nicholas West
Activist Post

Drones are evolving along multiple developmental lines. They have been officially welcomed by Congress into U.S. skies, as an increasing number of cities are slated to become commercial drone testing sites. This opens up the possibility for drone delivery systems, as well as even more pervasive mass surveillance.

Simultaneously, drones are becoming increasingly miniaturized and cooperative. The drone swarm has taken shape and is improving its ability to sense its surroundings.

The video below offers a quick look at what it might be like to have drone swarms in our midst.