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Here’s What Happens When You Strap An Oculus-Controlled Video Camera To A Drone & Take It For A Spin

April 27, 2014
TechCrunch
by Alex Wilhelm

So what would happen if you took a drone, attached twin video cameras to it, and had each of those cameras feed directly into one half of an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset? Now take it a step further: Have the drone-mounted twin video cameras track the head movements of the wearer of the Oculus headset.

This would give you a drone that you could fly, and also use as a personal set of eyes in the sky, in real-time, fed directly into the very headset that is tracking your head motions to guide the aircraft’s vision.

Yeah, that would be pretty cool. Happily, it’s already been built:

Here’s What Happens When You Strap An Oculus-Controlled Video Camera To A Drone & Take It For A Spin

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