Kinect Turned Into A Quadrocopter Radar

The Microsoft Kinect and Quadrocopters are cool devices and when you combine them together, you get a rather cool setup. With everything set up hunky dory, the quadrocopter can use the Kinect as a 3D radar, facilitating the robot’s autonomous maneuvering around a predetermined track. You can check out a video of it in action after the jump and see that it handles obstacles rather well. Hopefully we won’t have a future filled with terminators in the form of quadrocopters and Kinect sensors hunting us down.

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