Autonomous Quadcopter Takes Humans Out of Flying Equation

A group of Austrian students have designed a quadcopter which flies autonomously using only the computing power of a smartphone. The researchers say the drone could one day be used for search and rescue scenarios or fighting fires without putting humans in harm's way.

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+11 1. Klemm commented 10 years ago

Yes, awesome indeed. Only one minor problem - someone has to run thru the burning building and put barcode stickers every few cm before sending in the quad to look for survivors :D
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+10 2. TaxCollector commented 10 years ago

#1. That's not a problem. They're already working on a quadcopter that can do that.
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+1 3. name1 commented 10 years ago

"si fly" 1:00 >:) (just reminded me of that from south park)
great idea due
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+4 4. Cloe commented 10 years ago

beautiful and smart ? a rare thing this days - the girl obviously <3
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0 5. bella1 commented 10 years ago

Reminds me of helicopter cat