I’ve recently started getting into drones, and like so many others, it all started with cheap toy quadcopters.
For under $50, you can get ahold of a loud little flying piece of plastic from Amazon, and they’re a lot of fun. Some of them even come with cameras and Wi-Fi for control via a mobile app. Unfortunately, these apps are pretty low quality — they’re unreliable and frustrating to use, and look out of place in 2017.
The more I used these apps, the more frustrated I got, so I started thinking about ways I could provide a better solution, and two months later I emerged with two things:
1. An iOS app for flying quadcopters called SCARAB, and
2. An open-source project for building RC apps called QuadKit
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