Model Rocket Video using a Disposable Digital Camera
Day/Time: Saturday and Sunday
Location: Fiesta HallI have hacked a disposable digital camera and put it in to a small model rocket. I'll have that rocket on display, plus a video of it launching high above my house. I'll also have my collection of other hacked digital cameras. Since I did most of the reverse engineering on these, I'd be happy to explain any aspect of the process -- from soldering to decompiling to reprogramming.
Related site: http://www.maushammer.com/systems/
I'm the hacker who figured out how to make the disposable digital cameras reusable again. I've got an article (slated for Make 07) about launching one of these camcorders in a rocket. I'm also sort-of an ex-rocket scientist. http://www.maushammer.com/systems/