Synchronized Nano-Quadrotor Swarm


It used to be that having your own quadrotor drone was cutting edge. Now that the average joe can pick one up at their local mall for a couple hundred bucks means that you've got to step your game up if you don't want to be seen as pedestrian. That's... Read more »

Alt.CES: Swarming Micro Air Vehicles

These flying swarmbots would fall under the category of things that aren't at CES but we wish were. Maybe next year? They are part of a project at the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland to explore large aerial robot swarms. Read more »

Alt.CES: Parrot AR.Drone 2.0

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One of the more exciting things to come out of CES so far is the upgraded version of the Parrot AR.Drone. This quadcopter made a splash at last year's show, with its on-board camera, WiFi connectivity, smartphone control, open source software, and under $300 price point. Read more »