Tennis Playing Quadrocopter Robots [VIDEO]


Check out this amazing quadrocopter tennis match hosted by Zurich’s Flying Machine Arena. The robots were outfitted with tennis rackets, allowing them to fly toward the ball and return a human’s serve. The experiment is part of ETH Zurich’s ongoing project to examine adaptive high-performance maneuvers.

Tennis Playing Quadrocopter Robots

Another competitor to challenge Roger Federer’s domination? 😀

Note: A quadrocopter is actually an aircraft that is lifted and propelled by four rotors.

[via popsci]


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