This YouTube ‘commercial’ for the unreleased Parrot AR.Drone quadricopter has ‘maker’ all over it. Get an idea, shoot a slick video, throw in a funky beat, share on the web. Is this the future of maker businesses? The idea is neat — RC that you don’t have to control via IR; as long your phone and the drone are in wifi hotspots, you can control it. [via Beyond The Beyond]

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