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Princeton University to Use Video Drone to Capture Images of Campus

The DraganFlyer X6 is one of many video drones now on the market.
The DraganFlyer X6 is one of many video drones used for aerial video and photos.

The admissions office at Princeton University will use a video drone to capture aerial pictures and video of the campus and town for marketing materials some time between today and April 26, Princeton Police announced this afternoon.

The drone is to be deployed during daylight hours only and poses no danger or threat to the community, police said.

Officials wanted to alert residents about the drone in light of the bombings and shootings in Boston over the past week.

Krystal Knapp

Krystal Knapp is the founding editor of Planet Princeton. She can be reached via email at editor AT planetprinceton.com. Send all letters to the editor and press releases to that email address.

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