Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Beyond the Stars
by Ray Cummings

Intriguing early science fiction novel that combines some elements of very early 19th century (even 17th century stories!) with cool electronics-based technology. This story has a really awe-inspiring basic story line that stretches your imagination.

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

V-Rambo Wristwatch Video Receiver
   This device allows soldiers to see on the other side of buildings, or over the next hill, using real-time video.

iPhone UAV Drone Control App
   It won't be long now. I'll be reading some technothriller novel, and I'll read 'Sonya looked across to the neighboring building and eased her iPhone out of her purse. Selecting the proper app, she took control of the drone's final approach.'

Parrott AR.Drone Quadricopter Video
   Gamers and surveillance dweebs alike will exclaim 'There's an app for that!'

Parrot Bebop Drone Pairs With Your Smartphone
   'Over a radius of several miles Sonya's raytron apparatus could direct its flight [using] an image of all that the lens eye saw.'- Ray Cummings, 1928.

First Person Video Flying Parrot Bebop Drone Video
   'Over a radius of several miles Sonya's raytron apparatus could direct its flight...'- Ray Cummings, 1928.

DARPA Video Highlights Fast Lightweight Autonomy Drones
   We've got the idea, DARPA. Or we're getting it.

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in the News

TALOS Exoskeleton Development Proceeding
re: Robert Heinlein
(6/7/2017)

Autonomous Robots Navigate Like Rats
re: Ray Bradbury
(6/6/2017)

SINTEF Robot Cleans Solar Panels
re: Arthur C. Clarke
(6/5/2017)

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