Natural Interaction With Flying Robots Using Microsoft Kinect [VIDEO]

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Controlling Robots through gesture based commands is now a reality!!

Interaction with a Quadrotor via the Kinect Natural Interaction With Flying Robots Using Microsoft Kinect [VIDEO]

Folks from the The Flying Machine Arena at the Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control ETH Zurich have successfully controlled a quadrocopter robot with gestures using Microsoft Kinect.

The flying robot is controlled by a puppeteer who waves his hands to give commands. The right hand is used to control the movements, while left hand is used to tell the robot to do a full 360-degree flip. A commanding clap tells it to sit down like a nice chap. icon biggrin Natural Interaction With Flying Robots Using Microsoft Kinect [VIDEO]

Check out the demo video below:

[via Flying Machine Arena]

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