These days, one of the most ominous depictions of the power of robot technology is a YouTube video of a swarm of 20 small drones humming along in unison, dipping through windows, changing formations and even zipping around in a synchronized figure-eight pattern. See robot pictures.
Robots That Move Us. Do you also have the ability to see what the cameras are looking at on the GCS or is it only using the imaging on-board? More info and full post here. The performance is not perfect, but much better than the pure "hover in place" systems I had flown in the past since obstacles are now avoided.
Davies , Owano , Saenz ]. The nano quadrotor is a much smaller version of this. More info and full post here I've been experimenting with putting 360 degree vision, including stereo vision, onto a Crazyflie nano quadrotor to assist with flight in near-Earth and indoor environments.
Pixhawk autopilot DIY and parts.
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More to Explore. These autonomous machines are equipped with four tiny propellers at each corner and designed for what their creators call "agile flight": This has to be the most impressive thing I've seen in awhile.
As for power, the system here on the Crazyflie pulls around 180mA from a single LiPo. All without a human controlling them. We still have one of your original optiflow units the epoxied lens model!
Up Next " ". Four stereo boards, each holding two image sensor chips and lenses, together see in all directions except up and down.