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By nebenezer, Senior Member on 7th April 2011, 06:40 AM
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I came across THIS APP which led me to THIS HARDWARE

Kinda cool. Expensive though; ~$300

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7th April 2011, 02:34 PM |#2  
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It's cool. I love to fly.
7th April 2011, 03:48 PM |#3  
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I saw this a while back but it was only for iOS back then. I'm glad to see them coming over to the dark side. I'm enough of a nerd as to go out and buy this. lol

Edit: Wait, I think they still may only support iPhones.

Edit again: There are apps in the Android market! Time to get on eBay! lol
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im planning to get one of these toys
8th April 2011, 03:45 AM |#5  
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The British Car show Top Gear tested the iPhone version of that in the News Segment of the East America Special.......
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I have 2 of these (see http://headloaf.co.uk for some stuff I've done with them).

There is already a development thread on ardrone-flyers.com with regards to Android control but I am sure that they will apreciate some input from this community too.

This is a great 'toy' and the community at ardrone-flyers.com are always looking to improve it even more. We've even managed to mount GPS to it and control it using 7ch TX rather than WiFi....loads of fun to be head with these!

It is designed for iOS use buy there are several scripts that can be run on the drone itself (as the drone runs off a linux base) so that it can be controlled via PC/Laptop, Mac, Android - these can all be found on ardrone-flyers.com along with some scripts for object tracking etc.
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They are also some similar toys,which are working with bluetooth,even with older mobiles
8th April 2011, 06:55 PM |#9  
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That's freaking cool!!
Maybe after I pay some bills off and figure out how to pay for a wedding I will revisit this I love to fly RC planes and helicopers and I love playing with my phone so this is 2 awesome things in one!
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Cool ... ... one day I'll get my hands on this techie stuff and control using an Android
8th April 2011, 08:37 PM |#11  
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that is Fking wicked just like the heli i build myself back when i was kid using foam and RC set.

but this is using the PHONE!!!!!!!! as the controller AWEOME!

i wonder how far is the range of those things

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