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>> Imagine controlling a drone with your body. That could happen if you had one of these, a jacket that doubles as a drone controller. The Flyjacket, developed and made in Switzerland, takes wearable tech to new heights by effectively turning the wearer's torso into a joystick. The drone descends if you bend forward, climbs if you bend back, and turns when you move sideways.
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It may turn out to be particularly useful for rescue missions.>> And in this case, it's important to pilot the drone correctly. But also to look at the image you're getting from the camera on the drone. And if you're too focused on the piloting, well, you cannot really look at the image provided by the drone.
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So our idea was to develop a method that would be easier, simpler, maybe more intuitive and natural to control the drone. And we decided to do this using your body movements.>> A small motion sensor on the back relays the pilot's movements. Simple commands, like take off and landing, are controlled through hand gestures logged in a data glove.
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When testing what body movements came most natural, many pilots adopted a falling bird pose, arms spread for stability. That's where the poles come in, to support arms during long flights. But it's not perfect yet. The researchers are looking to use more information from the drone itself. This could include using haptic feedback to physically pull a pilot one way or another if the drone nears an obstacle.
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A good idea in theory, if you don't mind the drone controlling you from time to time.
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Imagine controlling a drone with your body. That could happen if you had one these, a jacket that doubles as a drone controller. The FlyJacket, developed and made in Switzerland, takes wearable tech to new heights by effectively turning the wearer's torso into a joystick.
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Imagine controlling a drone with your body. That could happen if you had one of these, a jacket that doubles as a drone controller. The FlyJacket, developed and made in Switzerland, takes wearable tech to new heights by effectively turning the wearer's torso into a joystick. The drone descends if you bend forward, climbs if you bend back.
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Imagine controlling a drone with your body. That could happen if you had one of these, a jacket that doubles as a drone controller. The FlyJacket, developed and made in Switzerland, takes wearable tech to a new heights by effectively turning the wearer's torso into a joystick. The drone descends if you bend forward, climbs if you bend back, and turns when you move sideways.
00:03:25
It may turn out to be particularly useful for rescue missions. Imagine controlling a drone with your body. That could happen if you had one of these, a jacket that doubles as a drone controller. The FlyJacket, developed and made in Switzerland, takes wearable tech to new heights by effectively turning the wearer's torso into a joystick.
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The drone descends if you bend forward, climbs if you bend back, and turns when you move sideways. It may turn out to be particularly useful for rescue missions. It may turn out to be particularly useful for rescue missions. Imagine controlling a drone with your body. That could happen if you had one of these, a jacket that doubles as a drone controller.
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The FlyJacket, developed and made in Switzerland, takes wearable tech to new heights by effectively turning the wearer's torso into a joystick. The drone descends if you bend forward, climbs if you bend back, and turns when you move sideways. It may turn out to be particularly useful for rescue missions.
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A small motion sensor on the back relays the pilot's movements. Simple commands, like take off and landing, are controlled through hand gestures logged in a data glove. When testing what body movements came most natural, many pilots adopted a flying bird pose, arms spread for stability. That's where the poles come in, to support arms during long flights.
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But it's not perfect yet. The researchers are looking to use more information from the drone itself. This could include using haptic feedback to physically pull a pilot one way or another if the drone is an obstacle. A good idea in theory if you don't mind the drone controlling you from time to time.
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Imagine controlling a drone with your body. That could happen if you had one of these, a jacket that doubles as a drone controller. The FlyJacket, developed and made in Switzerland, takes wearable tech to new height by effectively turning the wearer's torso into a joystick. The drone descends if you bend forwards, climbs if you bend back, and turns when you move sideways.
00:05:51
It may turn out to be particular useful for rescue missions.
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