UCL's pigeon simulator
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Navigating 3D London by pigeon

BBC technology reporter Jane Wakefield tries out a pigeon simulator developed by researchers at University College London.

Her flight instructor is Dr Andrew Hudson-Smith, who explains how the tool can be used to navigate through London's streets and live data feeds.

The simulator uses a Microsoft Kinect sensor to convert physical gestures into movements through the Google Earth 3D web plugin.

  • 28 Oct 2013
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