The future of flying robots | Vijay Kumar | TEDxPenn
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The future of flying robots | Vijay Kumar | TEDxPenn

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: TED Translators admin In my lab, we build autonomous aerial robots like the one you see flying here. Unlike the commercially available drones that you can buy today, this robot doesn’t have any GPS on board. So without GPS, it’s hard for robots like this to determine their position. This robot […]

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NASA’s New Flying Robots Will Be Busy Bees
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NASA’s New Flying Robots Will Be Busy Bees

(Music) NASA’s new class of flying robots will be busy bees when they get to work on the Space Station. Called Astrobee, these next-generation robots use electric fans to fly. They will help researchers develop and test new technology in zero gravity. The three cube-shaped robots are named Honey, Bumble, and Queen. Designed for use […]

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Robots that fly … and cooperate | Vijay Kumar
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Robots that fly … and cooperate | Vijay Kumar

Good morning. I’m here today to talk about autonomous flying beach balls. (Laughter) No, agile aerial robots like this one. I’d like to tell you a little bit about the challenges in building these, and some of the terrific opportunities for applying this technology. So these robots are related to unmanned aerial vehicles. However, the […]

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