Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Vijay Kumar's Lab Combines Tango with a Quadrotor

TerraSwarm researcher  and UPenn professor Vijay Kumar and his students have combined Google's Project Tango smartphone with a quadrotor to create an autonomous drone that can navigate without assistance using only off-the-shelf parts.  By attaching Tango to the drone, the need to install additional sensors is eliminated, at least in the test environment, according to an article written for the phillysportsreport.com.

To watch a video of their drone in action or read more about it, go to:

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