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MIT Drone Finds Its Way Using Kinect Vision

March 30th, 2011 03:16 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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garymortimer writes “This MIT multicopter is able to fly in GPS denied environments by creating a 3D map of its surroundings on the fly (no pun intended) based on point clouds generated by a Kinect. Also pretty handy for avoiding trees and other obstacles outside at low level. This processing is onboard, unlike other systems that depend on motion capture rigs.”

Source: MIT Drone Finds Its Way Using Kinect Vision

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