Two videos showing a very quick demo of the Nod Ring hand held gesture device controlling a DJI Inspire 1 UAV.

The use of the Nod and DJI drone talking to each other is very much at the prototype stage, but the possibilities of controlling a UAV just with hand gestures is very exciting.

Nod Ring

Using the Nod Ring to control a DJI Inspire 1 and Google Cardboard to get a live 360 video stream controlled by your head. Thanks to DJI and SparkAriel for making this demo a reality.

DJI Inspire and Nod Ring prototype integration from Eric Cheng on Vimeo.

New (prototype) DJI Inspire 1 drone piloting paradigm using the beta DJI SDK for Inspire 1, Phantom 3, and M100: Nod Ring / hand control for flight, GoogleVR FPV for gimbal head tracking. Integration and demo by Spark Aerial at Nod HQ.

DJI Inspire 1:
Nod Ring:
Spark Aerial:

Very interested to see if the new Backspin can control UAV’s too.


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