Autonomous Copter Flies With Precise Aggressive Maneuvers

Autonomous Copter Flies With Precise Aggressive Maneuvers

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Have you ever seen a quadrotor helicopter could fly with such precision? No, of course you haven’t. This autonomous RC aircraft was programmed by the folks at the GRASP Lab at the University of Pennsylvania. Looks like all of their hard work has paid off nicely.

Each of the bot’s moves is transmitted from an outboard computer to the helicopter using 2.4GHz XBee wireless networking. Watch it easily fly through the window with no problems at all. The builders say that the quadrotor knows the location and orientation of the window from the motion capture system. We just say, “cool!”.

[Dvice]