Remember that time when mobile phones were becoming smaller and smaller? Maybe it’s where drones are headed.


Palm-sized Axis Vidius

A company called Axis has just announced Visius, the world’s smallest first person view quad copter. With measurements of 4.3cm x 4.3cm x 2.5cm, the little drone literally fits on the palm of your hand. It is equipped with a camera that can livestream and record 420p videos, or take stills. Pilots can control it with a 2.4 gHz controller, or through an Android or iOS app.

The Vidius can fly for up 5 to 7 minutes. It is powered by a 150mAh battery that can be charged in 20 minutes. It comes with pre-programmed tricks allowing the drone to do flips and rolls.

The small drone does offer a lot of creativity when it comes to videos. But in the wrong hands, these devices are a lawsuit waiting to happen. Currently priced at USD 75 (around PHP3,600), the Vidius is up for preorder in the US.

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Bryan is a tech enthusiast and self-admitted geek who enjoys blogging and watching NBA clips on YouTube. He has over 20 years of experience in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations from different industries such as telecommunications and banking.

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