A Movement-Matching Virtual Reality Robot

The virtual reality experience continues to expand, now with the Dexterous Observational Roving Automation (DORA) telepresence robot. DORA pairs VR headsets with a movement-matching, mobile robot, allowing users to explore nearby areas without ever having to get up—think of it as a spare body you can control. Though it might seem like the ultimate tool for laziness, possible uses are very encouraging: for example, emergency …

SKEYE Nano Drone

A quadcopter that fits in the palm of your hand

At just four centimeters by four centimeters, the SKEYE Nano Drone from Netherlands-based gadget-maker TRNDlabs is presently the smallest consumer quadcopter on the market. Appearing like a prop out of a Honey, I Shrunk the Kids/Star Wars mashup, the SKEYE’s design takes cues from its larger brethren—including the HD camera-toting micro ZANO that recently caught the attention of amateur pilots and fledgling surveillance techs at …

Blade 350 QX Quadcopter

A GoPro-compatible remote controlled aircraft for seasoned armchair pilots and beginners alike

If the holiday season left you loaded up with socks and lacking old fashioned unadulterated fun, it’s time to take to the skies. The Blade 350 QX is the perfect way inject some childlike fun into the new year with a toy that appeals to savvy gadget-heads, those looking for an easy thrill and even videographers. There’s no shortage of remote controlled aircrafts on the …