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13 April 2018 / by André Maré

TED: The Astounding Athletic Power of Quadcopters

Raffaello D’Andrea demonstrates the athletic power of quadcopters in a robot lab at TEDGlobal. These robots perform and think like athletes, solves physical problems by making use of algorithms and AI that help them learn. Throughout the demonstration, the drones perform various acts like playing catch, balancing objects and working together as a team making decisions together.

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

Men who undertake considerable things, even in a regular way, ought to give us ground to presume ability. ~ Edmund Burke