19 Oct '15, 12pm

Raspberry Pi shoots down drone #RaspberryPi

Raspberry Pi shoots down drone #RaspberryPi

A video of a rifle-shaped device which the US Army’s Cyber Institute appears to be using to shoot down domestic drones has been attracted a big audience on the internet. What they have done is connect a Raspberry Pi to a Wi-Fi antenna which transmits a data signal which can trigger a known command in a commercial quadrotor. There are now off-the-shelf Linux-based applications that can identify the wireless signals from a drone and then intercept the signals used to control them. The same technique could be used to control the cameras of a drone, for example. In an interview with Popular Mechanics , Captain Brent Chapman says: “It was something that we built in order to illustrate the power of enabling the soldiers at the tactical level to ‘make’ in support of a mission. It is an idea we call tactical making, or expeditionary making.” With drones now being more than just "b...

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