6 The History of the Modern Consumer Drone Posted by AKRCGUY on February 4, 2016 at 4:35pm A comical view of the short history of the modern consumer drone. Tags: 3dr, dji, drone, iris, phantom, q500, yuneec, history E-mail me when people leave their comments – Follow
Parrot's AR Drone in 2010 was the first consumer drone to be released. It has most of the technology that we use today, including the 6DOF sensors, ultra sonic altimeters, lipo bat, and brushless motors. It runs on a linux controller, with a wifi hotspot to your phone.
It's funny, they were way ahead of everyone else, and never became more then a toy. I guess DJI had a better vision of the future.
Oh come on !!
That's Marylin Monroe.
Just Google "Marylin Monroe + drones"
I did, no criticism meant. I enjoyed the video. Are you saying I wasn't modern 20 years ago? :-)
Fun video but he didn't go back far enough. Nearly 20 years ago there was a small group of us in the US that were doing aerial photography with wireless downlinks and yes, it was still 35mm film cameras back then. I still maintain I was the first to put a downlinked digital camera on a heli for AP work and was scoffed at for it. Digital cameras were only ever going to be toys I was told.
Jezz I had a camera and tx on my heli in 1990. Wasnt the greatest but worked. But entertaining video to watch.
Funny but thrue LOL.
I'm assuming everyone knows who the lovely women is holding the prop? I recently read that in 1948 she was the first honorary Artichoke Queen in Castroville, California.