Photo Gallery: Working Towards Flying Cars
01/13/2012
The apparent magic of D'Andrea's gesture-controlled devices is based on a...
Flight Assembled Architecture, ETH Zürich

The apparent magic of D'Andrea's gesture-controlled devices is based on a simple trick: The Kinect motion sensor of a conventional game console is on the ground observing the trainer. A computer translates his gestures into control commands and transmits them via wireless network to the flying four-rotored drones, while eight ceiling-mounted cameras monitor their position.