Who says a quadcopter can't be cute? This one follows you around like a shadow, no remote-control required.
It's pretty much an accepted fact that parents are going to worry about their kids getting to the bus stop safely until they reach a certain independent age. It used to be this meant Mom or Dad walking embarrassingly close by. Those dark days are gone with the breakthrough from one high-tech Dad who rigged up a quadcopter to follow and monitor his son's progress.
Do you like to think about how cool it would be to fly? A group of researchers at Zhejiang University in China has developed a way to harness those thoughts, turning them into control signals for a real flying Quadcopter.