MikroKopter Follows The Action With Camera Tracking System

These German guys put together a clever project for filming a Wakeboarder on a lake. The six propeller “MikroKopter” sports a camera which follows the action by receiving a signal via an automatic tracking transmitter. The mount calculates the angle and adjust the camera to keep the rider in view.

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Fiber Optics 101 With The Engineering Guy

Fiber Optics are just cool. Here the Engineering guy breaks down the basics of how tiny beam of light can twist and turn through a cable or liquid and still reflect out the other side.

Phase Lock Loop 101

Jeri Ellsworth and Bil Herd discuss the basics of Phase Lock Loops (PLLs). PLL are a essential components in modern micro controllers.

Japanese Ball Drone (Video)

This Japanese Ball drone sure knows how to make an entrance. Its single propeller is kinda unique, by the look of it in the video it seems to angle to control the direction of hover.

PIR Activated Light Emitting Dress

Inventor Jeri Ellsworth puts together a simple circuit for a Light Emitting Dress. Activated by a PIR a simple delay circuit activates a set of LED’s embedded in the dress. The Electronics are housed and hidden in an old Instamatic camera.

Remote Control Your Dog On The Cheap

I’m not sure how PETA would feel about this, but being able to control you dog via remote would be amazing. Here Fido!