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A drone in VR is an object which copies the behaviour and appearance of another object exactly. They may be seen in large displays of repetitive behaviour, an army of advancing soldiers, or the flight patterns of migrating species.

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Related Dictionary Entries for Drone:


Highly-parallel Integrated Virtual Environment



Unmanned Aerial Vehicle


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Drone Hacking Shows System Vulnerabilities
A research effort from a University of Texas at Austin has shown the real problems incurred when your drone AI relies near solely on a single sense to the exclusion of all others. In this case, GPS overriding machine vision means that if the GPS is hacked, the drone sees itself slam into a structure but does nothing about it.

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Large Image Display: Animatrix: Matriculated: Simplified Battle Plan
This image shows the output from a tiny broadcast drone one of the runner robots in Matriculated, literally excremented out of its posterior. It sunk into the ground and then began transmitting this simplified image. The reason being that all these machines see reality and virtual reality as interchangeable. As one of the characters said, and its true "all reality is virtual to them". So, when summoning reinforcements, keep it as simple as possible.


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UK rules governing drones require pilots to always keep their craft in sight, stay below 120m (400ft) and stay at least 50m (150ft) from buildings and people. In built-up areas or around crowds the recommended minimum safe distance is 150m ...

  • Don't fly near airports or airfields

  • Remember to stay below 120m (400ft) and at least 50m (150ft) away from people

  • Observe your drone at all times

    Hovering silently a few feet off the ground it looks like a flying saucer out of a Steven Spielberg film.

    But it's no alien device. It's a new toy called the AR.drone from French company Parrot -- a small remote-controlled ...

    In his latest book, Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century, author and modern warfare buff P.W. Singer relates the story of a young man who became an expert drone pilot within a short period of time -- all t...

    Retail giant Amazon has made its first delivery using a drone, in the UK.

    The package arrived safely at its destination in Cambridge, 13 minutes after being ordered.

    A video showing the process details how the ...