We’ve been writing off and on about the Intel “Make It Wearable” development competition. The company’s announced 10 finalists, and although all of them are pretty cool, the Nixie wearable drone is just off the gotta-have-it charts.
Understand that the Nixie is not a product; it’s a development prototype. You can’t buy it, and probably the only place you can see it is in these videos.
That said, it’s still cool. Imagine a camera-bearing drone that wraps around your wrist. This is one where you really need to watch the videos. Because it’s so small, this quadcopter seems better suited to indoor use than outdoor. But still…
As a finalist, the Nixie team has won $50,000. The winner, to be announced November 11, will win $500,000. Here are all the finalists in the development track, so you can judge for yourself.