For the BCS OSSG and the OSHUG June 2016 meeting we return to the theme of June 2012, “drones”, with a talk on Captain Buzz, a smartphone app that flies drones, another on what goes into making a quadrotor stay in the air, and a third talk on managing drone airspace.
The event will be held on Thursday 16th June at BCS HQ – 1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA, [map] from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
Note: Please aim to arrive by 18:15 as the event will start at 18:30 prompt.
This event is free to attend for both BCS Members and non-members but booking is required. Places are limited; please book as soon as possible.
Captain Buzz: Your smartphone’s real ‘airplane mode’
In ten years time drones will be delivering Amazon packages to your door minutes after ordering them. Current drones are built using purpose-designed hardware and software with limited computational power. Moreover, adding features typically requires purchasing and connecting additional hardware modules.