Meet Fleye: an autonomous flying robot with an open API to allow developers to explore drones and their applications. It has a spherical design with all the moving parts fully shielded. You can touch, push, and hold this drone without any risks. You can control Fleye from your iOS or Android device. The robot has selfie, hover panorama, and manual modes.
Fleye has a dual-core ARM A9 processor, two GPUs, and 512 MB of RAM. It runs Linux. You can use it to capture a video of yourself or a 360-degree panorama in the air. Did we mention that this flying machine has various sensors, including sonar, altimeter, accelerometer, and magnetometer? The project is currently getting funded on Kickstarter.