007 Quadrobots perform the “James Bond Drone Theme”

28. February 2012

Flying robot quadrotors perform the “James Bond Drone Theme” by playing various instruments including the keyboard, drums and maracas, a cymbal, and the debut of an adapted guitar built from a couch frame. The quadrotors play this “couch guitar” by flying over guitar strings stretched across a couch frame; plucking the strings with a stiff wire attached to the base [...]

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AscTec Hummingbirds as drones for construction sites

2. December 2011

Can you imagine automated drones being able to build complex constructions? Flying robots, the construction builders of tomorrow? Take a glance at these AscTec Hummingbirds: Maybe the future drones for construction sites. The ETH Zurich around the well-known drone R&D specialist Raffaelo D’Andrea demonstrated auspicious aspects of that drone research in Orléans, France. Piece by piece some pre-programmed AscTec Hummingbirds [...]

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