College

College of Engineering

Department

Computer Engineering Department

Degree Name

BS in Computer Engineering

Date

6-2018

Advisor(s)

Dr. Andrew Danowtiz

Abstract/Summary

The objective of this project was to develop a system that streams real-time video from a Crazyflie 2.0 nano quadcopter. We discuss the motivation behind the project including applications to swarm robotics and computer vision research. We highlight the initial research and design goals that guided the development of the system such as hardware selection and system specifications. We detail the software and hardware subsystems that we implemented including the video-streaming board, firmware, and video-streaming user application. We examine the performance of the final system and discuss the limitations imposed by the hardware. We conclude by describing future work that will enhance the capabilities and robustness of the system.

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