Drones Controlled with Mixed Reality HMD Provide ‘X-Ray Vision’ of Remote Sites

Published by , April 16, 2018 2:36 pm

(SpectrumIEEE)  Researchers from Graz University of Technology in Austria, are using augmented reality to turn drone from complicated flying robots into remote cameras that an untrained user can easily control. Through a HoloLens—Microsoft’s mixed reality head-mounted display—a drone can enable a sort of X-ray vision, allowing you to see straight through walls and making controlling the drone as easy as grabbing a virtual drone and putting it exactly where you want it to be.

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