X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Game of Drones: The Dark Pi Rises

by Range
Advertisement

Drones seem to be everywhere these days, but in most cases they can get expensive and most remote spy planes are used overseas. Aerospace engineer algorhythmic decided to see what sort of vehicle he could cobble together on a limited budget.

algorhythmic dark pi rises drone arduino raspberry

The Xaver Mk.2., his remote-controlled, roving surveillance vehicle, doesn’t look very imposing, but its compact frame is packing a night vision camera and a Raspberry Pi. The drone was hacked together from bits and pieces, including a PlayStation 3 Eye camera as well as a Wi-Fi module. An Arduino controller directs a motor that allows the camera to move. It’s been configured to stream video from the camera via the Internet, and the whole rig is operated remotely by a PS3 controller.

Algorhythmic promises to create a series of videos on how to construct it and how he will tailor his prototype on his website.

[via Ubergizmo]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

More from Awesomer Media...

theawesomer logo
Adam Savage Incognito 2016 17 Jägerbombs NYC Flow ParaWallets 95octane logo
2017 Ford Raptor Price Guide Leaked Mazda Eyes Carbon Fiber for Next MX-5 Review: 2016 Lincoln MKX 2.7 AWD First Drive Review: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport mightymega logo
3A Toys x Hasbro Transformers G1 Optimus Prime Action Figure Star Trek: Discovery Ship Teased Mezco Toyz 2016 SDCC One:12 Collective Sneak Peek Justice League Footage Unveiled at SDCC
Advertisement