You may remember the remote-controlled AR Drone from several months ago, the relatively inexpensive helicopter capable of remote control via Android, iOS, Bada, and Symbian devices. That idea has sparked the interest of many such projects, including one such car – capable of control via (almost) every Android device on the market today.
The BlueDrone Team intends to release an RC car following the same model as the AR Drone: release a prototype, judge public interest, and manufacture accordingly. One can “buy in” for a small sum of $59, and add to the team’s production costs via Kickstarter. If the team’s goals are met, you’ll get a scale-model of the RC car, and the app needed to control it. If not, you’ll get your money back.
The RC uses class 2.1 bluetooth, so you’ll get roughly a 30ft range while lasting as long as three hours, full-throttle. This is an excellent price and a great deal, as the price will likely increase once this goes live (and it will). Check out the video after the break, and leave your comments below!