5 Hottest Robot Projects on Kickstarter


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PhoneDrone

Goal: $250,000
Pledged: $92,442
Backers: 424
Time Remaining: 27 days

PhoneDrone allows your smartphone to become an autonomous aerial camera with an integrated flight planner, a tethered controller and more.

With its free app you can do everything from telling your phone where to go, how high to fly, stream video feedback to another mobile device, or even have it follow you like a bodyguard while you walk. It will even come back to you if its battery is too low.

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