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Video of cool of German-made four-prop micro-drones with such features as hand-motion control, GSM networked communications (swarms!), GPS mapping, mounted cameras, and more.

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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.


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  1. xSmurf says:

    You’ve gotta love how they made a Wiimote inside an old electric razor ;)

  2. ad_astra says:

    The thing I’m most impressed with is the GSM control and data streaming – that’s something I’ve been wanting to try for a long time. Having no range limitation ( :-)…except for dropped calls) would be amazing.

  3. stilldavid says:

    These things are pretty remarkable! I’m impressed when (about halfway through) the guy starts pushing one of them around and it auto-corrects very well.

  4. Servotronix says:

    It’s so cool to see how in 2007 this was rare and new, now motion control is everywhere.
    you can see some late developments in the field here- http://www.servotronix.com

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