Scenes like this (sort of) from Fox's 24 that used to seem so futuristic (unless you're in combat) suddenly don't seem so much so.
Check out LA-based Helinet Technologies, new product, HT 4Sight. The system lets anyone with the need to know the ability to have aerial surveillance video sent to his or her BlackBerry or PDA.
"The new capability enhances the ability of ground personnel to accurately assess and respond to crisis situations by providing them with anywhere, anytime access to real time intelligence," says Helinet.
LIke I said, Jack Bauer stuff.
Here's a graphic showing how the system works: