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Author:  magicode [ Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:09 pm ]
Post subject:  Spatially Targeted Communication

Not ROBOTC related, just something cool I stumbled across on Reddit:

Author:  Spiked3 [ Thu Oct 25, 2012 9:55 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Spatially Targeted Communication

I'm sure there is some merit to the idea, but I am also pretty sure an AR-Drone doesn't have the cpu power to fly, visually analyse such a situation, and communicate with a swarm of self assembling robots via lights :) They should have used http://www.blender.org/. Just saying.

Author:  magicode [ Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:47 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Spatially Targeted Communication

I know nothing about this, so you could be right. However: the actual calculation could be done from a ground computer, while the drone only provides the camera and LEDs; they could have used a microprocessor like the Raspberry Pi (45g) / Beagleboard(35g) and a board mounted camera.

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