Project: The Stalker 9000

This project, Stalker 9000, is brought to you by Hamza Ahmed, Saqif Bhuiyan, and Edvins Dreijers. This is their senior design project that involves making a drone that can track human movements. It involves using a camera to find the person in the picture and tracking them using a program written in Python. Mission: “Our mission is to provide a platform that would allow Object Tracking to be implemented onto any drone” ~From the Team…

Visitors from University of Paris, Dauphine

The MakerSpace and GreenHouse attract students from everywhere: the School of Engineering, Nursing, Business and many other NYU Schools. It has also been an inspiration for International scholars and visitors to explore and learn about 3D Printing and Laser Cutting hands on. They also learn about the innovation and entrepreneurship fostered in the space. There have been students and faculty from Denmark, Portugal and now France! Recently we had a team of Masters students majoring in Management…

OpenIDEO Pop-Up for Fall Prevention Challenge Refinement

A pop-up event for three ideas selected at the OpenIDEO fall prevention challenge was conducted at the GreenHouse on May 5th from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. This event was mainly for the refinement of ideas. The three ideas were by Joy’s Gait Going App, Bettina’s Walk Wise, and a DFA NYU Project called Mobility devices for the elderly building an All-terrain Cane. These are also one of the 40 ideas that got through the Ideas…

DFA NYU Spring 2017 Projects Showcase

On April 28th 2017, Design for America of NYU had its Spring Showcase. The organization had worked one 5 projects focusing on various issues faced by the multiple communities The 5 projects during the showcase were: SS Columbia: A winner of the Spring 2017 Prototyping Fund, Phase-1, the project received $500. The project aimed at transforming a 100 year old boat into an interactive experience for youngsters, while riding on the boat across the Hudson river.…

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