IN PICTURES: 15 current and future uses for drones

For a world already on edge about NSA spying, drone technology is just another reason to keep looking over our shoulders.

Almost like being there Advanced drones can either be piloted by line-of-sight or carry GPS technology onboard so they can be pre-programmed to fly a specific route autonomously. Drones can also be flown using special headwear (see image) that allows the pilot to see through the drone's viewfinder. This is called first-person view flying and helps aerial videographers to capture breathtaking video footage.

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