Monday, March 24, 2014

5 Cool Spy Gadgets and Weapons You Probably Never Knew About

What do you get when you combine 368, 5.0-megapixel smartphone cameras into a mosaic and then add some other classified parts?

The DARPA-funded Autonomous Real-Time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance Imaging System (or ARGUS-IS) of course. According to PetaPixel, "ARGUS-IS is a 1.8 Gigapixel drone-mounted surveillance system that took 30 months and $18.5M to become a reality. The video above is a clip from a new PBS documentary titled 'Rise of the Drones'. It offers a fascinating peek at what the drone cam is capable of." (more)