Cooperative Grasping and Transport using Quadrotors (new video from Daniel Mellinger, our last podcast guest)


I can only imagine what happens if you were to use much larger 'copters…

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Comment by Mark Colwell on July 12, 2010 at 12:05pm
I want to go back to school !!
This is awesome voodoo, could be applied to underwater craft to retrieve some heavy objects from way way down. Send down 2 to 2000 of theses as needed, hook up and go!
Comment by Martin Seven on July 12, 2010 at 12:09pm
@0:21 a second-order quadcopter! :)
Comment by Roy Brewer on July 12, 2010 at 1:30pm
Thanks for posting this, Tim - you beat me to it!

Here's their paper on the topic:
http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~dmel/RAM2010.pdf

(still waiting for the paper describing the work featured in Daniel's other video)

- Roy
Comment by Theodoric Hrodeber Roland Alia on July 12, 2010 at 4:12pm
I wonder how many it would take to lift a human?

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Comment by Ryan Beall on July 12, 2010 at 5:12pm
pretty slick
Comment by Earl on July 12, 2010 at 6:12pm
Lets see...a passenger seat in the middle...
Earl

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Comment by Jani Hirvinen on July 12, 2010 at 8:18pm
Oh whatta booring job they have.. I bet it's hard to find people working on that type of project. Who would really like to play all day along with flying devices :P

These guys rock. Tho we will beat them ... someday .... (i hope)

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Comment by Gary Mortimer on July 13, 2010 at 12:51am
Wow
Comment by Jonas on July 13, 2010 at 3:34am
Comment by Albert Lorincz on July 13, 2010 at 5:39am
Nice stuff, very inspiring!

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