Emergent Futures Tumblelog

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Quadrocopter Pole Acrobatics

What can flying robots do better than humans? Exactly. Toss, catch and balancing an inverted pendulum:

This video shows two quadrocopters capable of not only balancing an inverted pendulum, but also of launching it off the vehicle and catching it again.

[via boingboing] [read more about the physics and algorithms @robohub]

Posted at 5:55pm.

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    I love it… Could play with them all day…
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