#8 Quadcopter Project - Objc.io

We wanted to do something with a quadcopter, but we didn’t yet have a detailed plan of what we wanted to build. Once we started experimenting with this, it quickly became apparent to us how complicated it is to work with real hardware. In the end, we had to cut quite a few corners to create something that would still end up as a self-contained project within a few days.

  1. Editorial - Quadcopter Project - objc.io issue #8

    A periodical about best practices and advanced techniques in Objective-C

  2. The Project

    The Initial Plan Our first idea was to do some sort of indoor navigation of the drone using Bluetooth beacons. With an iPhone attached to...

  3. Communicating with the Quadcopter

    The AR Drone quadcopter is a small, Linux-based computer. Its WiFi interface acts as a WiFi hotspot. Once we've joined that, we can read ...

  4. The Navigator App

    In this article, we'll tie together all the different parts of our system and build the navigator app. This is the app that will run on t...

  5. The Client App

    The client app is the component in this project that sends the target location coordinates to the phone strapped to the drone. It's a pre...

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