AR.Drone AutoPylot tracking green ball using Python

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This video has been uploaded to by user simondlevy. Here is a summary of the video in their own words:

This video shows the Parrot AR.Drone following a green ball using its front-facing video camera and a navigation program written in Python. The video was made in the Science Center at Washington & Lee University by Professors Joshua Stough (pictured) and Simon D. Levy (pictured in inset). The tracking program was written entirely in Python, using the free / open-source AR.Drone AutoPylot package ( ) with the free/open-source OpenCV library for Python. The inset video was taken from the AR.Drone’s camera and is not perfectly synchronized with the main video.

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