From innovations for athletes to unprecedented surveillance tools for authorities, look at the technologies that will shape the Sochi Olympics.
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The joy of drones
Amazon may be working on ways to deliver packages using drones, but at Sochi, drones will play a more traditional role. Russia's Interior Ministry is said to be planning to deploy a number of Zala 421 drones for surveillance. The FSB security force, meanwhile, is expected to use the beefier Austrian-designed, Russian-built Gorizont Air S-100.
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