A very interesting architecture web site has a short blurb on a sculpture that will be assembled by quad copters.



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Comment by Ellison Chan on November 24, 2011 at 8:08pm

So, how do they prevent the foam blocks from getting blown over by the quad?

Comment by Simone Chiaretta on November 25, 2011 at 2:21am

And I also guess this is as usual with an external tracking device. I understand this allows cool things, but the reality is that autonomous drones will not be able to operate inside a 100k USD motion tracking grid.

Comment by Sebastian Gralla on November 26, 2011 at 11:08am

simone: it all started like this, if everyone things like this, you wouldn't have mobile phones today ;)

Comment by Travis on November 26, 2011 at 3:15pm

@Simone:  You can actually buy a decent motion tracking system (eg. Natural Point's OptiTrack) for under $10k these days. 


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