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Thought controlled Quad hovercraft will help people with disabilities

thought-controlled quadrotor

We have seen a thought controlled wheelchair in the past, amazing was its creation. Keeping this ‘thought’ in mind, researchers at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China, have developed a Quadrotor controlled by thought alone. They say it can help handicapped to interact in a new and futuristic way. The person will have to wear Emotiv electroencephalography (EEG) headset to direct the Quadrotor, signals are sent by Bluetooth to a laptop and then a wireless send those signals to the hovercraft.

Star Wars inspired Aerofex hovering vehicle turns as you tilt

Aerofex hovering bike

The first time we saw speeder bikes in Star Wars, I bet, each one of you wanted one for yourself. ‘Return of the Jedi’ also inspired many to make one for real, and now a firm in California named Aerofex developed a mechanical system that allows a vehicle to hover naturally and control the vehicle just by leaning movements of the pilot.

A dazzling homemade “DeLorean” can hover on any flat surface

Hovercrafts are pretty cool things, riding a “Back to the Future” inspired hovercraft, cooler. A graduate from San Francisco, Matthew Reise is so much fascinated by the movie that he built a DeLorean hovercraft for himself out of scratch.