The astounding athletic power of quadcopters | Raffaello D’Andrea

The astounding athletic power of quadcopters | Raffaello D'Andrea

In a robot lab at TEDGlobal, Raffaello D’Andrea demos his flying quadcopters: robots that think like athletes, solving physical problems with algorithms that help them learn. In a series of nifty demos, D’Andrea show drones that play catch, balance and make decisions together — and watch out for an I-want-this-now demo of Kinect-controlled quads.

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20 thoughts on “The astounding athletic power of quadcopters | Raffaello D’Andrea”

  1. He seems really artificial actually, it probably took a while to memorize those lines and they make him seem really in-personal.

  2. Back then, people thought that drones would never take off (pun intended haha)
    Nowadays, it is rare to find someone who doesn't have one.
    In the future, everything may be automated by drones.

  3. how can i fix it up, maybe i have to place my kk forward? I can not keep it fixed I must always fix it with the stik. I use a ROBOCAT 250

  4. What would the water do if the quad is 1000 ft in the air and you point to a foot off the ground instantly. If the quad can drop that fast?
    Taking a perpendicular sided glass and not the concave or tulip, flute sided glass which helps to hold the water in.

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