Technical Magic! QUADROTOR BALLET - Now, THIS IS COOL!

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  1. inthefrey

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    As is already said in the comments of this video, it's hard to wrap your head around all the vectors required to perform this "technical magic" performance. To coordinate them all so there are collisions is something else! I would definately pay to see this peformed live. And yet, I feel I will see it in our own skies in the not too distant future.:upeyes:

    Now, if you saw something like this at night in a field coming at you, would you run? :wow::faint:
    EDIT: Best if watched in full screen..
    Enjoy!:rofl:
    [ame="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cseTX_rW3uM"]MEET YOUR CREATOR - QUADROTOR SHOW - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Do I have my shotgun ? ....:supergrin:

    Yer not kidding about the command and control involved in flying all of those things ! ....:wow:

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    Yay for Physics! :supergrin:


    That was awesome!



    I love all of the quadrotor stuff....

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-dkonAXOlQ"]Aggressive Quadrotors Part III - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    That was pretty freaking cool. Are we assuming that all the quads were computer controlled? I don't see how else that'd be possilbe...
     
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    Yeah, they are programmed.
    Here is a 16min TED talk from last year that goes over a lot of it, and shows some of the future capabilities. May be long for some people, but I thought it was super cool.


    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ErEBkj_3PY"]Vijay Kumar: Robots that fly ... and cooperate - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Thanks for the vid. I'll have to watch it later; I need to get some reading done for school.
     
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    Very cool stuff.


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    ...and then Scruffy unwittingly turned the AC on...
     
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    Watched this about 3 times. The part where they have the LEAD drone enter a room, (through a window, door or whatever) map it with a device similar to an XBOX connect system and then send that image to all of the "support" drones. Once the room is mapped, they can all enter and fly around without hitting anything.

    WHile all this is really cool, It is actually kind of unsettling if you want the truth.
     
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    Now what makes you think that???


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  11. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    The Truth Is Out There.



    :rofl: