Shape of things to come: Demonstration touts drone versatility, from crime scenes to crops

  • by: DAVE KOLPACK , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 24, 2014 - 4:15 PM

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — An unmanned aircraft the size of a push lawnmower was launched shortly after a report of a person being held at knifepoint. With red, green and white lights flashing below its rotors, the drone slowly circled the scene and relayed sharp images to those watching from afar on a digital screen.

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