Have you ever wanted to fly a drone with your body? How about while wearing a VR headset that shows you a first-person perspective from the drone and where it’s flying in real time? This is now a reality, thanks to a drone and exosuit developed by the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne University in Switzerland. It’s called the FlyJacket, and the user controlling the drone wears a VR headset and a soft upper-body exoskeleton that syncs their movement with the drone’s.
Story first published: Saturday, April 21, 2018, 7:00 [IST]