Nate strikes once again with his MSP430 skills. In the below video he shows the MSP430 microcontroller controlling the Parrot AR Drone Quadcopter. The MSP430 sends drone commands to the PC via a FTDI chip. A simple c++ application receives these commands and relays it to the quad via UDP commands.

 

Make sure to check out Nate’s other MSP430 projects:

MSP430 Controlled Reflow Oven
MSP430 PC GUI Evaluation Tool