Firefly's goal is to develop an inspiring light show using flying drones

The team aims to put up an amazing light show at Eindhoven University of Technology using drones, LEDs and music!

The Drone

Our drone was developed in association with Avular Eindhoven, a manufacturer of drones. Some parts are specifically designed for light shows.

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The Team

Meet the team! Find out which people make up the team of Firefly and their responsibilities within the team.

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Upcoming Events

Find out what we are doing next! Here we will write all about our upcoming projects and how you can see us in action!

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Weekly winner 3

It is already time to announce our third and final weekly winner! This week, TU/e student Shashank Shetty has won with his trajectory shown in the video below. Congratulations! Unfortunately it is no longer possible to participate in the contest, but you can still go to app.fireflyeindhoven.nl to create your own show!

Weekly winner 2

It is already time to announce our second weekly winner! This week, the third year Software Science student Mart Keizer has won with his trajectory shown in the video below. Congratulations! To become the next weekly winner, go to app.fireflyeindhoven.nl and participate. Don’t forget to hit the ‘submit show’ button once you have saved your

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Weekly winner 1

It is time to announce our first weekly winner! With the trajectory shown in the video, 1st year Industrial Design student Harm Booy has won in the first week. Congratulations! To become the next weekly winner, go to app.fireflyeindhoven.nl and participate. Don’t forget to hit the ‘submit show’ button once you have saved your show,

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News: drone flying with optitrack

Last week we managed to fly the drone with our new positioning system for the first time. Previously, we had been using an ultra-wide band system, but our new optitrack system is much more accurate (sub millimeter precision!) and faster (120 Hz). This will enable us to fly the drone shows designed with our app

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Robotics Symposium 2019

On the 24th of January 2019, Firefly attended the Robotics Symposium at the University of Technology in Eindhoven. There was an interesting program of different speakers, including professors from the university but also the head of robotics from Google Deepmind, who addressed all aspects of robotics. Not only the technical robotics field was relevant here

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Article for Cursor

Today an article about our team has appeared on the website of Cursor! Cursor is the news platform of the TU/e where you can find weekly news updates on what is happening on and around the University of Technology in Eindhoven. They have written a great article about our team, what we have been up

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