Sunday, July 29, 2012

Drones and iPad Apps May Help in Power Failures - NYTimes.com

Interesting times -- see the full article for more details, including augmented-reality a "Field Force Data Visualization" iPad app (which the NYT author helpfully explains is not related to "the subliminal energy field sensed by the Jedi")
"A storm knocks out electric power? There’s an app for that, and soon there may be a spy drone, too.
Facing more frequent storms that cripple electric distribution systems over big areas, utility companies are drafting iPads and military-style aerial surveillance robots to get the lights back on faster."
Drones and iPad Apps May Help in Power Failures - NYTimes.com
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