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This video has been uploaded to The-Parrot-ARDrone.com by user motorbikematt. Here is a summary of the video in their own words:

Tethered demonstration of the 1st prototype Android-Arduino controlled quadcopter. Total price: less than $600 in parts (assuming full retail price of Nexus One, this is ONE ORDER OF MAGNITUDE IN PRICE REDUCTION from commercial sources). Labor: two weeks of volunteer, late-night time in the N226 NASA Open Lab. Coordinated by Matthew Reyes in the NASA Open Lab in N226. Work completed by students volunteering nights at NASA Ames Research Center: Dan Mathewson, Alex Babb, with contributions from Matthew Ferraro & the AndroidSat team. Thanks to Google Über-Dogfooder Ryan Hickman for his advice and support.

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