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A Kinect-Powered Autonomous Flying Machine

A Kinect-Powered Autonomous Flying Machine
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A team from the Hybrid Systems Lab at Berkeley have put together a prototype device that uses the Microsoft device to navigate the world.

Kyle Studstill
  • 6 december 2010

A team from the Hybrid Systems Lab at Berkeley have put together a prototype device that hovers autonomously through the air, using a hacked Kinect to navigate the world. Four rotating blades keep the machine afloat, moving the machine as it reacts to obstacles it detects in its path.

Quadrotor Autonomous Flight

Watch a video demonstration below:

[via Electricpig]

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