Not to worry, though: Drone Volt has another new product more in keeping with the show's theme: the Drone Spray Tear Gas, which does exactly what you'd expect.
It's designed to break up riots and is safer than using tear gas grenades on two counts. For one, it keeps law enforcers away from the rioters, as it can be controlled from up to 6 kilometers, and for another, unlike a grenade, it doesn't explode, said Batsis.
That means the biggest risk of bodily injury is if it falls on someone's head -- a possibility, as it can only hover for 16 minutes before needing to land for a recharge.
It's also more accurate than lobbing a grenade: The onboard camera can be used to aim and, according to Batsis, the downdraft from the rotors helps direct the tear gas straight down.
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