First-Person-View Drone Racing Looks Like All Kinds Of Fun

First-Person-View Drone Racing Looks Like All Kinds of Fun

Combine two up-and-coming technologies — virtual reality and quadrotors — add an abandoned warehouse, tell OSHA to piss off, and you've got the recipe for first-person-view drone racing, aka the most fun you can have with your clothes on.

FPV drone racing isn't a new sport by any means, but this video of a race in an abandoned warehouse in Australia gives a whole new insight into the sport. The drones, goggles and comms systems are all homebrewed, meaning that it's partly an engineering contest, and party a question of who's watched the pod-racing scenes from Star Wars the most.

[YouTube via The Awesomer]

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