Node.js Quadcopter Programming

Node.js Quadcopter Programming

Presentation given at Berlin JS Usergroup.

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Felix Geisendörfer

August 16, 2012
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  1. Node.js Quadcopter Programming Felix Geisendörfer August 16, 2012 - BerlinJS

    User Group
  2. core contributor

  3. transloadit.com

  4. Dean Kamen

  5. None
  6. High School Program

  7. 6 Weeks to build a Robot

  8. To Compete with Others

  9. Like a sports event

  10. Like a sports event

  11. Like a sports event

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  13. Biggest Realization

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  16. Nothing beats programming physical objects

  17. This Talk

  18. Parrot AR Drone 2.0

  19. Parrot AR Drone 2.0 • Linux / Busybox - 468

    MHz / 128 MB RAM • WiFi Router / USB • Ultrasonic altimeter / Pressure altimeter • MEMS 3-axis accelerometer, 2-axis gyro and a single-axis yaw precision gyrometer • 2 Cameras (720p forward / high speed down) • Costs 300 EUR
  20. Let’s fly it!

  21. Let’s program it!

  22. But why? • Expanding your skill set • Artificial Intelligence,

    Image recognition • Example: PID Controllers -> Auto scaling algorithm • Debugging
  23. That’s it ...

  24. That’s it ...

  25. ... but if you’re looking for more ...

  26. NodeCopter • Friday, October 5 (day before JSConf.eu) • A

    full day of node.js AR Drone programming http://nodecopter.com/
  27. http://www.nodedublin.com/ October 18/19

  28. Thanks!

  29. Questions?