I never got a chance to use it, but I always thought the Nintendo Power Glove was the ultimate game controller – it was the first one you could actually wear.
Now, 27 years after it was first launched, engineer Nolan Moore has found a way to retool the iconic device to control a drone. And it seems to work like magic.
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At the Bay Area Maker Faire, Moore showed off his modified Power Glove which he gutted and fitted with custom boards and sensors to allow him to control a Parrot AR drone over Wi-Fi.
Holding your hand our with your palm facing the ground causes the drone to hover, while making a fist and tilting it will make the drone pitch and roll. You can also point up or down to make it rise or approach the ground. How cool is that?