Tandon in the News
Eye-Tracking Glasses Are All You Need to Control This Drone
- Evan Ackerman for IEEE Spectrum
- September 20, 2018
- Source: https://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/drones/eye-tracking-glasses-are-all-you-need-to-control-this-drone
Article cites research by Giuseppe Loianno, assistant professor with a joint appointment to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at NYU Tandon.
… Consumer drones are increasingly being stuffed full of obstacle-avoidance systems, based on the (likely accurate) assumption that most human pilots are to some degree incompetent. … Developing a system that’s both easy to use and self-contained is quite a challenge, but roboticists from the University of Pennsylvania, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, and New York University [Tandon School of Engineering] are up to it—with just a pair of lightweight gaze-tracking glasses and a small computing unit, a small drone will fly wherever you look.