Author Archive for Gary Mortimer

Spotify Party Drone

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Quite a neat idea from audio streaming company Spotify. Festival goers added their favourite track choice when signing up for tickets for an event. When they were noticed going through the gate the Party Drone pitches up and plays their…

Bionic bird can be flown with your smartphone

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By Dario Borghino A French startup has turned to crowdfunding to build an extremely light bionic bird that can be controlled using the magnetometer and accelerometer in a smartphone. The bird, currently at the prototype stage, would communicate via Bluetooth for…

UFO’s fly over inner city Sydney

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Causing a stir in the centre of Sydney a DJI Spreadwing flying from a roof top bar. Word has it the flight was for a Chivas Regal product launch. Getting the permission for this flight must have been pretty comprehensive as…

Parrot Bebop pre release flight videos

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Its getting exciting, the Parrot Bebop approaches. A completely new design from the French company that bought the wildly popular AR.Drone to market in 2010. The Bebop has a gimbleless camera stabilization process. The camera is a f2.2 fish-eye lens with a…