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[PCA] swarm of nano quadrotors from KMel Robotics achieve synchronised harmony

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If this swarm of advanced micro copters ever gained sentience and equipped lasers, we’d be history within a week…

This team of nano quadrotors were tested in the GRASP Lab at the University of Pennsylvania. Click the video and be amazed...

I don't know if I should be amazed or terrified tongue.gif

Source: http://www.pcauthority.com.au/News/289102,video-swarm-of-nano-quadrotors-from-kmel-robotics-achieve-synchronised-harmony.aspx

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Originally Posted by mr soft View Post

Very cool toys. thumb.gif
Here their shown docking.

Edited by Tha_Real_Smurf - 2/5/12 at 5:40am
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Fantastic
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soo we got mini UFO's now? biggrin.gif sweet
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That's one of the coolest things I've seen in awhile! Someone's going to get a hefty grant as the applications for something like these really are limitless. It will be interesting to see what they can do with this technology in the future. thumb.gif
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That figure 8 formation just made my head explode. What did I just watch?

Guys, I think we are looking at the future of our demise tongue.gif
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I welcome our new robo-insect overlords...... thumb.gif
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When I first watched this all I could think was one set closer to these:
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WOW!! freakishly awesome! tongue.gif
I want 30 of those tongue.gif
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I see some government / military branch taking a liking to these. Grenades optional wink.gif
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i want a group so i can pester my wife with them lol
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