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quadrocopters

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Kinect makes your hand a quadrocopter remote

With the right Kinect Xbox controller hack you can steer a remote-controlled quadrocopter with the simple wave of a hand.

By July 5, 2011

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Wow: Flying robot 'quadrocopters' juggle ball

As humanity continues to propel itself toward the inevitable robot apocalypse, it's nice to know our future machine masters will at least be able to keep us entertained.

By March 30, 2011

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Laser-powered quadrocopter stays aloft for 12 hours

Two companies say they have perfected a method of using beamed lasers to power a small flying device for more than 12 hours. The so-called quadrocopter can be used by law enforcement.

By November 3, 2010

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Movies, video games, drones dominate 2014's top toys

Game of Thrones, Iron Man, and Minecraft are among the top toy themes at this year's Toy Fair in London.

By January 21, 2014

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Flying robots build 20-foot tower in France

In the first show of its kind, flying robots build a model of a futuristic city that would be one-third of a mile high.

By December 4, 2011

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Will Black Ops II keep Call of Duty's record sales streak alive?

Last year, Call of Duty generated $400 million in its first day of availability.

By November 13, 2012

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Remote-control Japanese toilet does your bidet bidding

Forget remote-control cars and helicopters, all the cool kids are getting RC Japanese toilet toys.

By March 15, 2013

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Myo gesture-control armband uses muscle power

The Myo gesture-control armband is looking to consign camera-based gesture recognition to the history books.

By February 25, 2013

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Acrobatic quadrotors play catch with sticks

In their latest trick, these flying platforms show off some amazing balancing skills.

By February 22, 2013

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Researchers build robot bird that can land on your hand

The U.S. Air Force has funded a research project that attempts to determine how to build small flying robots that can have high degrees of avian-like control.

By May 4, 2012