Ollie was exhibited at Parsons Festival 2011 and has been featured on DIY blogs
Ollie is a DIY autonomous robotic blimp who is vulnerable, socially awkward and yearns for attention. Ollie is observant, often flying in a manner suggesting curiosity for the world around him. Ollie reacts to voices by excitedly flapping his wings, communicating his friendliness and eagerness to be noticed.
Ollie is open source and the technology is available to DIYers, hobbyists, artists, designers and students under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License to encourage creative computing and collaboration.