$40 Hex Nanocopter Is Hackable And Smartphone Controlled (video)


A tiny Hex nanocopter has been created by Benjamin Black and his team which brings a the world’s first personalised smartphone controlled nanocopter to users starting for just $40.

Th kits contain an open source Hex nanocopter made by a community of makers from around the world and also the world’s first consumer electronic product that uses 3D printing technology enabling users to customise their craft.Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Hex nanocopter project and see it in action.

Hex Nanocopter

The Hex nanocopter is controlled using smartphones and other mobile devices, so complicated remote controls are not required and the control system for the Hex nanocopter is provided by RC Touch with a user-friendly interface that is already available for iOS and Android devices.

The Hex nanocopter connects to the controlling smartphone using Bluetooth 4.0 technology and is equipped with auto stabilisation software and provides users with a first person view whilst flying via the onboard camera.

The Hex nanocopter project is currently over on the Kickstarter website looking to raise enough pledges to make the jump from concept to production. So if you think Hex nanocopter is something you could benefit from, visit the Kickstarter website now to make a pledge and help Hex nanocopter become a reality.

Source: Kickstarter