Saturday, December 10, 2005


Throw this camera, see what it sees

`Police officers stepping into hostage standoffs and other dicey situations now have something new to throw into the mix a baseball-sized camera that can be hurled from afar, survive the landing and wirelessly relay video and audio back to base for two hours.

The EyeBall camera weighs less than a pound and is protected by a rugged rubber and polyurethane housing. That allows it to be thrown through windows or bounced off walls. When it comes to a rest, the ball stabilizes itself, then begins transmitting footage and sound up to 200 yards away.’

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