Final Project – Isa Sobrinho

Nanotech – Drones (?)

The idea was to create power balls that would follow your hand movements.

Initially we thought about using a kinect sensor and setting it up to track the hand and translate it to the drone using Kinect Core Vision.

Then we realized (Luke told us) about the built in camera in the drone and how to set it up to track your hand as if it was the ground, changing it’s position according to your movement.

Turns out, everything change, since the drone capacity carry weight was very restrict, and we used carbon rods + mylar to make the cover, but didn’t manage to stick with the LED’s.


Even though the drone did NOT obey me during the presentation, I did learn a lot from the class and am very grateful to have been part of it.

Power Balls / Magic Balls:

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Setting Up:

How to make it:

Rolling Spider Drone 

Luke’s exoskeleton

Milar laser cutter paper cover

Kinnect sensors