A Swarm of Nano Quadrotors (Video)
2012-02-01 0:00

From: RedIceCreations.com

"Experiments performed with a team of nano quadrotors at the GRASP Lab, University of Pennsylvania. Vehicles developed by KMel Robotics."
This demonstration is amazing, but also a little disconcerting.



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Quadrotor UAV in surveillance mode. Image: Source



No worries, however, because they’re not without flaws:



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Will that distinctive buzzing replace the familiar sounds of police sirens?



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And in other news: Flying People Spotted in NYC


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