The power of node.js (with quadcopters)

The power of node.js (with quadcopters)

Presentation given at øredev.

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Felix Geisendörfer

November 05, 2012
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    @felixge felixge This Talk • Write a node.js app •

    Deploy & run it in production • Ask me anything
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    Blog tutorials are insanely boring and nobody should have to

    suffer through one of them again. Ever.
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    @felixge felixge Benefits of robotics example apps • A small

    distributed system • Production environment • Many interesting aspects / challenges
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    @felixge felixge The Specs • WiFi (b/g/n) Router • 1

    GHz 32Bit ARM Cortex A8 processor • 125 MB DDR2 Memory • Linux 2.6.32 you can telnet into it (Busybox) • 720p front facing camera (30 FPS) • 240p vertical camera (60 FPS) • USB 2.0 connector
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    @felixge felixge The Specs • 3 axis gyroscope (2000°/second precision)

    • 3 axis accelerometer (+-50mg precision) • 3 axis magnetometer (6° precision) • Pressure sensor (+-10 Pa precision) • Ultrasound sensors • Fully reparable - all components can be ordered
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    @felixge felixge Safety Warnings • Don’t be fooled, all drones

    want to kill people • The protection hull did not fit in my suitcase
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    @felixge felixge NodeCopter Worldwide • Dublin, Oct 20th • San

    Francisco, Oct 31st • Seattle, Nov 8 - 9 • Brighton, Nov 11 • ...