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curious_device
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Re: The flying camera toy
curious_device   4/29/2013 2:14:53 PM
Be aware - The video shows a quadcopter taking off from a hand. That is all.  Don't let hype fill in the blanks.  Their price/power/capabilites claims are not backed-up by what information they have published. Its lack of sensors is another glaring issue.

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Re: The flying camera toy
Ann R. Thryft   4/30/2013 12:01:41 PM
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curious_device, it's all speculation at this point, but many of your fellow engineers disagree as shown by their comments below. According to your qualifications for what is and isn't hype, several well-known products that clearly exist from large, reputable companies that also clearly exist are all hype, too.



curious_device
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Re: The flying camera toy
curious_device   4/30/2013 1:03:56 PM
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"According to your qualifications for what is and isn't hype, several well-known products that clearly exist from large, reputable companies that also clearly exist are all hype, too."

That's self contradictory.  Well-known products have the distinction of being products. They are in customer's hands.

Being a journalist, I'm sure they would be happy to give you a demo!

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Cabe Atwell   6/11/2014 12:36:11 AM
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According to Always Innovating's website there are 14 sensors packed onboard their MeCam nano-drone and is available for licensing. It also has a recommended MSRP of $99 if you can believe the 'hype'.

curious_device
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Re: The flying camera toy
curious_device   6/11/2014 4:40:46 PM
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It's been over a year. They managed to add sensors to their "spec".

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