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"To get anywhere, or even live a long time, a man has to guess, and guess right, over and over again, without enough data for a logical answer."
- Robert Heinlein

Car Dashboard Drone Controller  
  A screen and controls for using a remote drone.  

Just the thing for the Runaway squad. Runaway robots, that is. It controls the floater camera drone.


(Indash video control screen)

From Runaway, by Michael Crichton.
Published by Tri-Star Pictures in 1985
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Compare to the control grid for the Raytron apparatus from Ray Cumming's 1928 story Beyond the Stars and the control bracelet wristband viewer for the tracer birds in Roger Zelazny's 1980 novel Changeling.

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