iPhone Controlled Helicopter

French company introduced a small toy helicopter which can be controlled by iPhone.

Paris-based Parrot Company submitted a statement to the CES consumer electronics radio controlled helicopter which accepts commands from your iPhone or iPod Touch. Signals are transmitted via Wi-Fi standard. Management is done using the touch screen. No additional hardware is needed for the iPhone. The device is called AR.Drone.

The helicopter is equipped with two cameras. One at the bottom used to determine the altitude and the other is on the nose and transmit pictures to the device which manage the machine. Production company plans to release games on special AR.Drone which will be played by the controller which in this case iPhone or iPod Touch.

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