Parrot AR Drone (cool works with iphone)

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:eek: Peeping Tom V2.0... :eek:

Although I first thought about how it would be cool to use this to check out the gutters and the antennas on the roof without needing to climb up there with a ladder. Or, get the aerial shot of a Little League game. I wonder what the load capacity is and how long you can fly on a charge. Plus, since it's controlled via Wi-Fi, does that mean it only works around a hotspot? What happens when it ventures beyond the Wi-Fi coverage? Will it go into autonomous mode and land automagically?

My birthday's not for another nine months...
 
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I think this works on a peer to peer wifi network. You can create an ad hoc network on your iphone that the two devices could connect to.
 
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GB, good point. Hmmm, this could change Paintball battles with aerial surveillance of the enemy from on high. I wonder what its maximum altitude is?
 
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