Project: The Stalker 9000

This project, Stalker 9000, is brought to you by Hamza Ahmed, Saqif Bhuiyan, and Edvins Dreijers. This is their senior design project that involves making a drone that can track human movements. It involves using a camera to find the person in the picture and tracking them using a program written in Python. Mission: “Our mission is to provide a platform that would allow Object Tracking to be implemented onto any drone” ~From the Team…

DFA NYU Spring 2017 Projects Showcase

On April 28th 2017, Design for America of NYU had its Spring Showcase. The organization had worked one 5 projects focusing on various issues faced by the multiple communities The 5 projects during the showcase were: SS Columbia: A winner of the Spring 2017 Prototyping Fund, Phase-1, the project received $500. The project aimed at transforming a 100 year old boat into an interactive experience for youngsters, while riding on the boat across the Hudson river.…

Wearable Technology Workshop

On April 27th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, we had our very first Wearable Technology Workshop. The workshop was facilitated by the Manager of the NYU Tandon MakerSpace, Victoria Bill, and our TA Magdalena Sawicka. We used Adafruit Gemma in this workshop. The most important facet of this workshop was that by the end of it, the participant students had something tangible.  During the beginning of the workshop, Victoria showed different kinds of conductive fabrics and…
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