HAWK - Helicopter Aircraft Wielding Kinect

Air Hacks

Details:
Engineering Senior Design, September 2011 - May 2012

Collaboration:
Kevin Conley (EE '12), Paul Gurniak (EE '12), and Matt Hale (EE'12) with Professor Rahul Mangharam as advisor and William Etter (EE '11) as mentor.

Description:
Prototyping of a cheap and easy-to-use sensor-enabled quadrotor aircraft platform to construct 3D maps to support search and rescue operations and other applications.

Awards:
- 2nd Place ($5000) at Cornell Cup USA competition sponsored by Intel
- Honorable Mention ($250) at University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science Electrical and Systems Engineering Senior Design

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