"Your right, when the filmed event is something sensational from close range the quality is not an issue.
Here we have just a overview, no faces, no action no sensation no buyer :)
Commercial TV stations have very rigid requirements for video quality…"
"Selling video for a TV station is a hard task. They don't want antything less than perfecly steady shot, and filmed with at least Canon 5D. If not they don't want to take credit for it as this is considered as a bad marketing move.
"It's hard to predict the outcome of this totally oblivious flying.
For sure the attention on DIY UAV has been enormous in last days, and the results can be either good as someone will see big potential in this, or more probable I would expect…"
"@ Krzysztof Bosak
Well i know the man and the machine quite well. I also know what copter is capable of ( in the good way), and what is the operator capable of ( in the bad way), the quality of shots is substandard for commercial use, thats why…"
"Well this flight was not for police control, the pilot tried to make any material to sell. Which he did afterwars despite terrible quality :) There was also full size heli hovering all the time above the two demonstrations but at much greater height."