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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

I need this! Drone chases animals from garden, returns to its base to recharge

Wired has an article on garden tech which includes this excellent idea for those (like moi) plagued by deer (and/or whatever) eating their way through the garden. 

Unfortunately it appears to be only a prototype from 2012 - it's not clear whether it went further than that, but you can buy the drone and modify it yourself, if you have the skill:
It's a Parrot AR. Drone ($300) linked to infrared motion detectors and a computer-vision nav system on an Arduino microcontroller board. When invaders trip the detectors, the drone executes a defensive pattern, then returns to its base to recharge. DIY instructions at

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