Parallax ELEV-8 Quadcopters at Maker Faire New York


Ready for some high-flying quadcopter action at Maker Faire New York? Parallax will be demoing their ELEV-8 quadcopters live on the Make: Demo Stage (in the Maker Shed) at 4pm both Saturday and Sunday. I’m hoping they bring their first person video setup so you can experience Maker Faire as... Read more »

Flying (and Crashing) Copters with Parallax


Today Parallax came out to MAKE HQ and let us test drive a number of their cool toys. They set up their quadcopters, y-copters, and hexcopters, hooked their ELEV-8 to an Intova camera, and used the video to fly with a first-person perspective. We pulled the feed into a streaming... Read more »

Maker Camp on Google+, Day 1: Rockets


We hope you got a chance to check out the first day of Maker Camp yesterday. Launching something with that many moving parts, and multiple Web streams, on two coasts, is a challenge, but we’re really happy with how it all turned out, and from the response we’ve gotten, our... Read more »