The tiny copter market will explode soon. Recently there have been various types of flying minicams, some purely military and some for every day consumers. In no particular order we have (actually there does seem to be an order, I have listed the non-military ones fist, 1-4):

1. #Mecam miniquadcopter
2. #Crazyflie nano (not really nano) quadcopter by Bitcraze.
3. #Dragonfly robot drone.
4. Festo BionicOpter Festo - BionicOpter
5. British Army minicopter, single rotor.
6. SQ-4 UAV (mini prototypes are almost possible, they are coming soon, see engineeringtv.com video below and see screen-shots here: http://imgur.com/N5rVoHm,0Aws30L#1).
7. Concept video for military micro insect/bee UAVs: US Air Force Flapping Wing Micro Air Vehicle

Mecam
http://gizmodo.com/5979208/this-tiny-pet-quadcopter-could-be-your-own-personal-cameraman
http://www.dvice.com/2013-1-28/voice-controlled-quadcopter-follows-you-around-films-everything

Crazyflie Nano
http://www.gizmag.com/crazyflie-self-build-quadrocopter-hacking-kit/26110/
http://techcrunch.com/2013/02/06/the-teeny-tiny-crazyflie-nano-quadcopter-is-available-for-pre-order/
http://www.wired.com/design/2013/02/crazyflie-nano/
Crazyflie Nano Quadcopter pre-release video

Dragonfly drone
http://mashable.com/2012/11/15/dragonfly-drone-indiegogo/
http://techcrunch.com/2012/11/07/this-robotic-dragonfly-will-soon-flit-into-your-nightmares-for-99/
http://asia.cnet.com/want-to-own-a-flying-robot-dragonfly-62219877.htm

BionicOpter (dragonfly based)
Festo - BionicOpter
http://www.festo.com/en/bionicopter
http://www.engadget.com/2013/03/29/bionicopter-dragonfly-drone/

British Army
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21313323
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/miniature-surveillance-helicopters-help-protect-front-line-troops
http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/military-robots/microcopter-deploys-with-british-troops

SQ-4
http://www.engineeringtv.com/video/SQ-4-RECON-Micro-UAV-AUVSI-Unma
http://www.express.co.uk/news/science-technology/384840/The-new-super-drone-that-fits-in-your-hand
SQ-4 Recon - Tomorrow's Technology

Mechanical Insect Army Drones
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/02/like-a-swarm-of-lethal-bugs-the-most-terrifying-drone-video-yet/273270/
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/feb/24/new-wave-of-micro-drones

#cctv #sousveillance #minicopters #minicopter #cameras #miniquadcopters #quadcopter #quadcopters #surveillance #robots  

Note also the possibility of flying phones in the future, or least phones with air-jets and air-bags to protect from accidental dropping: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2297722/A-REAL-screen-saver-Apples-plan-iPhone-protects-drop-it.html

Note this report (http://goo.gl/xOJKw) about future drones following  people around like pets: http://io9.com/in-the-future-well-all-have-intelligent-drones-for-pe-510030423

Update: aquatic-underwater drone: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ziphius/ziphius-the-aquatic-drone
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