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"Follow me" type function in ground station?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by mtbin2, Apr 3, 2014.

  1. mtbin2

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    Does ground station have any type of "follow me" function where, thru the data link, it moves based on your iPads movement like this other drone does:

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ai ... ying-robot

    Would be really functional if it could follow perfectly in front of or behind while doing some solo clips like riding a bike or running with my dogs.
     
  2. ElGuano

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    Re: "Follow me" type function in ground station?

    Nope, it would be kind of cool though. You could do that with camera tracking on the AR Drone.
     
  3. Ksc

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    The issue with the follow me is that you will need your base station to have GPS signal. I think only the iPads with cell signal have GPS in them. I could also see how it may not go quite as you plan. For example if you are on a motorcycle and want it to follow you from behind by 20 feet and 20 feet, what happens when you go through an intersection and phantom meet the stop light?