They say that boys will always be boys, and this sentiment holds especially true if companies like Parrot keeps releasing amazing new devices such as its AR.Drone Helicopter.
This quadricopter is what childhood dreams are made of, a fully capable, remote-controlled, video camera equipped flying machine which you can control using nothing more than your iPhone. The AR.Drone is piloted through Wi-Fi network signals and an easy-to-use graphical user interface overlayed on your iPhone or iPod Touch’s display (unfortunately only these two are supported).
And fun isn’t restricted to simply flying around, a number of augmented reality games are supported, meaning you and your copter can battle against other drone pilots or AI enemies. It also boasts an auto-pilot feature, 18 km/h top speed and looks to be the most fun idea since the discovery that balls can be kicked. Available from The G.A.D.G.E.T. Shop on 012-792-4912 for R2999.
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