This is instantly one of those “shut up and take my money” devices because it looks awesome. One of the biggest features that sold us instantly was the two ways in which the MeCam operates. No controls are needed and you simply use voice-commands for operations and maneuvers. The second being their “follow me” feature where the Nano-copter will literally follow your every move once synced to your smartphone.
The best part about this quadcopter is Always Innovating hopes to eventually sell this unique device for just $49. So how does it fly? It launches from your hand and will hover instantly using the patented 3 stabilization algorithms. Two which are auto-pilots, and the third being an impressive video stabilization feature. This is how it manages to always stay upright, level, and hover with ease. Check it out
This video was taken of Professor Gordon Wallace delivering his keynote address at the IEEE Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS) held at the University of Wollongong 7-10 June 2010. Professor Wallace's talk was titled "Nanotechnology: Will it Revolutionise Health Care?" Professor Wallace is the Director of the Intelligent Polymer Research Institute, University of Wollongong and the Executive Research Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science.