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27 April 2018 / by André Maré

TED: Robots that Fly and Cooperate

Vijay Kumar and his team build flying drones (quadcopters) that are small and agile with the ability to swarm also sensing each other. These capabilities provide the drones (quadcopters) to form ad hoc teams for construction and surveying disasters.

TED is all about the spreading of ideas regarding Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED). TED was founded in February 1984 as a conference. Its early emphasis was technology, entertainment and design but these days it has broadened its focus to include ideas on science, culture and a variety of academic topics. The best talks and performances of the different conferences are posted daily on a podcast also known as TEDTalks. The talks are

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