Tom’s Guide has a detailed project article for this amazing camera-equipped tri-copter R/C flier. The piece takes you through the design and build process, from inception of the idea, through building and troubleshooting, to the finished flier. Very cool.
In case you missed it, we are currently running a gadget design contest ourselves (sponsored by Design News, Texas Instruments, Alibre, and Allied Electronics). If you’re inspired to design a gadget, get thee to the Gadget Freak Design Contest landing page.
From the pages of MAKE:
MAKE Volume 22, Remote Control Everything
Automate your world with remote control. From pet care to power outlets, from toys to telepresence, we’ll show you how to add a joystick, push-button, twist-knob, or timer to just about anything. Don’t forget, subscribers can always read the digital edition here.
Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.View more articles by Gareth Branwyn