MIT researchers develop software to land unmanned aircraft using hand signals.
How did this project get started? Were you approached by the military, or was this just something you thought would be cool and the brass agreed?
Yale: The project is funded by the Office of Naval Research.
David: I have always been fascinated with creating ways for humans to interact with machines. I have built human-tracking and gesture-based human-machine interaction systems for over 10 years now. When Yale told me about this opportunity, I jumped on the chance to collaborate with him and Professor Davis.
Yale Song & David Demirdjian, The Unmanned Men