iPhone Controlled Helicopter Offers Augmented Reality Views

iPhone Controlled Helicopter Offers Augmented Reality Views
Gaming & Play

The AR.Drone by Parrot is a toy helicopter that is controlled by an iPhone or iPod that features augmented reality gaming.

Drew Cogbill
  • 7 january 2010

The AR.Drone by Parrot is a toy helicopter that’s controlled by an iPhone or iPod.  It was officially announced at CES this week.  The helicopter is controlled via wifi, and two cameras show the  world from the helicopter’s point of view on your iPhone/Pod screen. Included are two augmented reality games, where you can destroy enemies by yourself or challenge others in multiplayer mode.

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