Sunday, July 8, 2007

Remote flying of real model planes over the net

Consider a web 2.0 startup where you would pair up people with
model airplanes with people who would like to fly them remotely via
the web from the comfort of their homes.

A video camera would transmit live video from the plane and/or the

The owner of the plane would be responsible for the safety of the
plane. If flight inputs coming in via the web put the plane in danger,
then the owner can override them temporarily.

Flight inputs may come in from one person or a combination of people
via some voting mechanism. Users who would like more control over the
plane would pay more.