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quadrotors

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LED quadrotors form 'Star Trek' logo over London

30 micro UAVs flying in Star Fleet formation take the city "Into Darkness" to mark Earth Hour.

By March 24, 2013

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Acrobatic quadrotors play catch with sticks

In their latest trick, these flying platforms show off some amazing balancing skills.

By February 22, 2013

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This quadrotor flies -- and rolls -- over just about anything

HyTAQ moves easily from land to sky and bounces back from crashes. Now a research project, it would make a sweet toy.

By November 28, 2012

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Swarm of quadrotors lights up the Austrian sky

This formation of 50 flying LED drones may appear to be a UFO, but it's really a programmable formation of 3D shapes. Could this catch on as a form of art?

By September 6, 2012

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Quadrotor robots are a hit with James Bond theme song (video)

Shown at the TED conference, flying quadcopter robots take to the recording studio to jam out a robotic version of the James Bond theme song.

By February 29, 2012

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Swarm robots form landing pad for quadrotor

In a remarkable demonstration of swarm robot cooperation, ground-based Khepera bots work together to form a landing pad for a flying cousin.

By July 28, 2011

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Taxidermy OstrichCopter makes big bird take flight

Warning: OstrichCopter is not for people who don't want to hear about unusual airborne uses for taxidermied flightless birds.

By July 31, 2013

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German rail network to fight graffiti with drones

Deutsche Bahn wants to deploy silent drones to thwart vandalism to its trains and property, which cost the operator nearly $10 million last year.

By May 27, 2013

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Your very own drone, to follow you home

Universal Air got its start with a $15,000 Kickstarter campaign that earned $220,000. Now it wants to make drones that can autonomously follow you around. Without an Internet signal.

By May 11, 2013

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'Star Trek' phaser rifle sells for $231k

An ultra-rare piece of "Trek" memorabilia pulls in an impressive amount on the auction block.

By April 8, 2013