“Flying robot swarms the future of search and rescue (4:05)” on Reuters

March 20th, 2012

Posted 20 March 2012

Their hovering robots have become a huge hit on YouTube where they can be seen playing the James Bond theme on musical instruments, but the researchers behind the University of Pennsylvania’s Quadrotor robot program say their intent is serious. The autonomous flying robots are being designed to one day take part in search and rescue missions and a host of other tasks. 

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