Real-Life Space Invaders Video Game Uses Drones And Lasers

For GeekCon 2016, Tomer Daniel and a crew of twelve hackers, welders, and coders built a real-life version of Space Invaders using drones as targets!

Players of Space Invaders with Drones sit on a turret that slides back and forth on rails, and they take aim at flying drones with their laser canon. When a drone is hit, the alien lights turn off, and the drone automatically returns to the ground and lands.

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Flybrix Lets You Build Your Own Drone With LEGOs

Flybrix is a new company that is simplifying the drone building process by letting you use LEGOs to build and fly your own drone.

The kits include motors, an Arduino-based control board, a controller, and most importantly, a LEGO pilot mining. They’re designed to be easy to rebuild, so you can crash your new project and easily piece it back together for more test flights.

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