Audi Patrone Police Drone Concept

Sep 18, 2018

Category: Tech

While companies like Amazon and UPS are clamoring to get the rights to use flying drones for package delivery, there’s another application that seems a bit more practical and inevitable: law enforcement. Or at least that’s what designer Jin-jung Young envisions for the near future with his Audi Patrone concept.

The idea is actually quite brilliant — the VR-controlled drone would allow law enforcement to patrol cities without putting themselves or citizens in immediate danger. And it has the potential to give a larger and more accurate representation of civilian activities out in public. The prospect is only bolstered by the sound and beautiful design of this particular concept, with its sports car-inspired lines. We’re not sure the legal implications therein, but we wouldn’t be surprised to see this kind of tech deployed in the near future. [H/T: Yanko Design]

More From Tech

Project Black's TR1 Is A Reusable Ultra-Breathable Tactical Respirator

Eyewear, headgear, & facial hair compatible with a trio of included filters.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner

Crankbrothers Built The Ultimate 19-in-1 Bike Multi-Tool

A complete pocket toolbox for hitting the open road on 2 wheels.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner
Featured Image

HP’s Newest Omen Gaming Laptop Has Industry-First Heat Management Tech

Accenting its sleek redesign with cutting-edge thermal protection.

Posted By

Jun 4, 2020

Featured Image

Sega Revives The Game Gear As A Palm-Sized Retro Gaming Console

Four colors with four exclusive games pre-loaded in each.

Posted By

Jun 3, 2020

Featured Image

Sennheiser Marks 75 Years With A Special Release Of Its HD 25 Studio Headphones

An ultra-limited model available to a lucky few by random drawing.

Posted By

Jun 1, 2020

Featured Image

Technics Marks Its 55th Anniversary With An All-Black SL-1210GAE Turntable

A direct-drive table with upgraded insulation and a Nagaoka-tuned cartridge.

Posted By

Jun 1, 2020