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The Parrot Jumping Sumo Robot @ CES 2014

When something like this pops up, we wonder whether there is any point in writing a blog post. Check out the following video and I’m sure you’ll agree, Parrot’s new iOS & Android compatible toy is going to be on … Continue reading

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Bizarre ‘mod’ for AR.Drone 2.0

Do you remember Bart Jenson’s somewhat unique quadricopter design? No? Please allow us to jog your memory…. The Orvillecopter was Jenson’s way of paying tribute to his feline friend, Orville. The half cat, half machine was displayed at the Kunstrai art … Continue reading

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A formation of 49 quadrocopters over Linz

Much like the Orvillecopter, we’re not convinced this is art but it is pretty cool nonetheless: The video was filmed at the Voestalpine Klangwolke and is the work of the Ars Electronica Futurelab, who managed to form various 3D shapes in … Continue reading

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Spot the AR.Drone

Meet Kuratas, the world’s first “boardable” robot. Inspired by Japanese anime and manga comics (as well as bearing a scary resemblance to Robocop), Kuratas can be controlled by an on-board pilot or, for those wanting to cause devastation remotely, via … Continue reading

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Do you remember Space Invaders?

As a child of the 1980s I couldn’t help but think of Space Invaders when I saw the above, which appeared as a still image in my YouTube feed. The video was recorded at the Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors’ … Continue reading

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AR.Drone with Go Pro HD – lost in space

The owner of this AR.Drone was testing the quality of his new Go Pro HD and decided to see how high he could fly.  For the first minute and a half, everything is going to plan….. As you can see … Continue reading

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The Orvillecopter – stuffed cat quadricopter

Named after the pioneering aviator Orville Wright, Orville the Cat met his maker further to an altercation with a speeding car. His Dutch owner, Bart Jansen, decided to pay tribute to his feline friend, turning him into “Orvillecopter”… Should you … Continue reading

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Futuristic Parrot AR.Drone

Back in April of last year we shared details of this custom AR.Drone, which had been treated to a full white respray, a set of official NYPD stickers, flashing red/blue LEDs and a functional police siren. If you liked the NYPD-drone, … Continue reading

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AR.Drone 2.0 detailed review

Here’s an in-depth review of the AR.Drone 2.0, from full time YouTuber, SoldierKnowsBest: If you can’t spare 9 minutes of your life, here is a quick summary: Good things about the AR.Drone 2.0 – an all around improvement on AR.Drone … Continue reading

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AR.Drone 1.0 – how far can it go?

Even though the AR.Drone 2.0 has officially been released, we haven’t forgotten about users of Parrot’s original version. We saw this video on YouTube, where a couple of guys test out how far they can fly the Parrot AR.Drone 1.0 … Continue reading

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