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Programming flying robots with JavaScript

Programming flying robots with JavaScript

Presentation given with Robin Mehner at NEXT 2013. Included lots of live coding, will link to video once available.

Felix Geisendörfer

April 24, 2013
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  1. Felix Geisendörfer
    @felixge

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  2. Robin Mehner
    @rmehner

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  3. NodeCopter
    Programming flying robots
    with JavaScript

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  4. NodeCopter
    Programming flying robots
    with JavaScript
    anything

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  5. What is NodeCopter?
    • Full day event for programming flying robots
    • Also a community on the internet
    • Started as a pre-event to JSConf.eu on Oct 5th, 2012

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  6. Parrot AR Drone 2.0

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  7. Learning
    • New programming languages
    • WebGL
    • Websockets
    • H264
    • Computer Vision, OpenCV
    • UDP Networking
    • Accelerometers, Gyroscopes
    • PID Controllers
    • Kalman Filters
    • Reverse Engineering

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  8. Easy to get started
    • No soldering
    • No electronics
    • No cable wiring
    • Great for learning programming

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  9. http://nodecopter.com

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  10. June - September 2012

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  11. Summer of Drones
    • Buy 80 Drones
    • up to 34 NodeCopter events in Europe & North America, organized by
    local community leaders
    • June - September 2013
    • Your city?

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  12. http://summerofdrones.com
    Looking for Sponsors!

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