July 25, 2012

Quadcopter Drones Fly In Formation

Chiba University's Nonami Group have been developing mini drones that can fly in formation. The quadcopters do this with cameras that capture certain markers on the ground then sends the images back to the host computer. Position and attitude are calculated fast enough to prevent collision. Future applications could include disaster inspection, volcanic eruptions and power line inspection.

Via Akihabara News

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at July 25, 2012 11:13 AM
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