Sameer Parkekh from FlyingRobotsNYC and Falkor Systems and I gave a main stage talk at Maker Faire NYC two weekends ago, and the video is now live. It starts with 10 minutes of overview on how I got started with drones and then Sameer does a cool demo with a AR.Drone hacked to recognize a kid wearing a t-shirt with the Falkor logo on it. It actually worked, although not quite as well as it had done in rehearsal. Lesson: if you plan to demo with a kid, don't practice with a 6'1" guy--the quad was hovering a bit too high.

More photos are here

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Comment by Ruwan on October 9, 2012 at 9:26pm

Nice talk Chris! 

Comment by R. D. Starwalt on October 10, 2012 at 4:59am

Thank you Chris!

My breakfast was more fun watching this.

-=Doug

Comment by Jake Wells on October 10, 2012 at 8:49pm

My next step is a APM2. I am currently flying with a NAZA an I have no issues with it but I want to start learning coding and Autonomy. Thank you.

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