A Drone in the Library December 8, 2013 – Posted in: Books and Technology, Libraries, public libraries


We waited until the library closed—we didn’t want to scare the pants off our patrons—and at twilight we set forth on our mission: to document the main branch on video from angles rarely seen by our visitors. Lucy IV is a DJI Phantom quadcopter drone, and when loaded up with the camera equipment—in this case alternating between a GoPro and an iPhone—she weighs just around 2 lbs.

Finally, the use of a drone for the public good.

Three cheers for the NYPL!

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