POD: A Smartphone That Flies

  title={POD: A Smartphone That Flies},
  author={Guojun Chen and Noah Weiner and Lin Zhong},
  journal={Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Micro Aerial Vehicle Networks, Systems, and Applications},
  • Guojun Chen, Noah Weiner, Lin Zhong
  • Published 26 May 2021
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Micro Aerial Vehicle Networks, Systems, and Applications
We present POD, a smartphone that flies, as a new way to achieve hands-free, eyes-up mobile computing. Unlike existing drone-carried user interfaces, POD features a smartphone-sized display and the computing and sensing power of a modern smartphone. We share our experience in prototyping POD, discuss the technical challenges facing it, and describe early results toward addressing them. 

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