Sochi drone shooting Olympic TV, not terrorists
Sochi: That drone you might have spotted hovering and zipping around the Sochi Olympic slopes isn`t searching for terrorists or protesters hiding behind the fir trees.
It`s being used to transmit live video of snowboard and ski jump competitions to a screen near you.
Unlike military drones, which often look like a remote-controlled airplane, the creature floating around Sochi resembles a huge flying spider.
Drones are increasingly common at sporting events, and these Olympics is the highest-profile showcase yet for their use in broadcasting.
Here`s a few questions and some answers about the drone and its place at the Sochi Games.
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