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At the faire: O Drone Mirone

Posted on 14 Sep 2014

Drone Mirone

A 3D printed vampire quadcopter

José Carlos Pescada brings us the Drone Mirone, a drone aimed at counting people in beaches and find their maximum capacity. It’s made in collaboration with the research work of a team from the e-GEO da FCSH-UNL.

This drone was made out of printed parts from the Centro Ciência Viva de Tavira 3D printer, uses an Arduino based controller and a creative commons design, adapted to the specific needs of the project.

Also, it carries the vertical GoPro camera which counts people in spaces but avoid facial recognition.

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