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Flying Robots Play Catch

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A group of Swiss researchers have created a new video putting their high-tech quadrocopter’s flying efficiency to the test. The three flying robots fly back and forth in recognition with each other, whilst each being attached to a three sided net. The intuitive copters can catch incoming balls by flying in formation to move the net accordingly. Once the ball is in the net, they are then also able to launch it upwards by quickly stretching out the net.

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Joggobot, Your Flying Robot Running Friend (Video)

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Do you want to have a jogging buddy but none of your human friends want to go for a run with you? Enter Joggobot, an AR Drone that's been modified to be your jogging companion.

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HD Video Sample from Parrot AR.Drone 2.0

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I saw the AR.Drone 2.0 in action when I attended CES earlier this year, but now it's out in the wild and a sample of the HD video shot by the quadrocopter has been uploaded to the Internet.

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Skynet for Real: Organized Swarm of Nano Quadrocopters (Video)

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What's that? You thought the Parrot AR Drone was pretty cool? What if I told you that researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a squadron of quadrocopters that can organize themselves into a swarm, flying in formation and automatically evading obstacles? Yes, Skynet is here and I, for one, welcome our robot overlords.

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iPhone controlled quadrocopter is the Parrot AR.Drone

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So that AR Drone Quadrocopter we saw at CES just the other week, well, it's made by a company named Parrot and we've managed to get a hold of some exciting footage of it buzzing around the streets.

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