Thanks to the ingenious combination of a camera and a drone, also known as a GoPro Camera-on-a-drone, we have the first aerial footage of Apple's new $5bn spaceship-shaped global headquarters in Cupertino, known imaginatively as Apple Campus 2...
The eight-minute film was made using a Phantom 2 flying vehicle produced by DJI and a GoPro Hero 3 camera. Footage was sent live from the device to a pair of Carl Zeiss video goggles worn by JCMinn via a transmitter also produced by DJI, allowing him to see what was filmed as he controlled the drone.
The footage shows a huge circular trench, which dwarfs the nearby houses in the residential district that abuts the site.
Concrete foundations for the ring-shaped building by British firm Foster + Partners are visible inside the trench.
The $5 billion project is due for completion in 2016 and will include one of the largest photovoltaic arrays in the world.
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