GPS Hacks

UAV Helicopter Captures Stunning HD Video

UAV Helicopter Captures Stunning HD Video

Attach a DSLR video camera onto an unmanned, remote control helicopter and you have the ‘Helicam’.  This DIYer has made a career out of RC aerial videography with his helicopter and Canon 7D DSLR video camera. Some extra work is being done...
DIY Arduino Helicopter with Obstacle Avoidance

DIY Arduino Helicopter with Obstacle Avoidance

Here’s another neat Arduino helicopter project featuring four infrared sensors and one ultrasonic sensor for obstacle avoidance.  We’ve seen an Arduino powered helicopter with four rotors and even one with six rotors too.  This quadcopter,...
Location-Based Game “Urban Defender”

Location-Based Game “Urban Defender”

By using an Arduino, GPS, and an accelerometer, this group put together the “Urban Defender” – A hyper-local geolocation based game which allows users to “claim” various districts of a city by throwing the ball against a wall to claim...
Autonomus Robotic ATV with GPS

Autonomus Robotic ATV with GPS

An ATV built with a unique pattern of engineering and a combination of both technology and power.  It runs on low pressure wide tires which are one of the toughest in their kind.  This power and technology is a perfect combination for UNC...
Atomic Nixie Clock With GPS And PC Synchronization

Atomic Nixie Clock With GPS And PC Synchronization

This project use 6 old Nixie tubes for display, 1 Real Time Clock, 1 Temperature sensor, 1 microcontroller, 1 Serial Communication Port (PC), display driver circuit, 6 bicolor LEDs (Blue-Red) for background color and 1...