One of the biggest successes in crowd-funding we came across this year was Micro Drone, founded by Vernon Kerswell. Vernon's project initially raised over $3.5 million on Indiegogo. Kelly Angood from Indiegogo chatted with Joe Donnelly about what can make a project special, before Joe gets a lesson on flying the Micro Drone from Vernon.
The maker says that the smart element of the Solo is not just that the drone does more and it certainly does, but it allows you, the pilot to do less. By giving you less to do they make it easier for you to focus on what this drone was really designed for, aerial photography. It’s designed to work best with a GoPro camera that you mount under the drone with the pictures from that camera sent wirelessly from the sky to your controller, where you mount your smart-phone or tablet. And it’s that footage that makes the whole drone experience worthwhile.