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Swarm: The first MMOG for Google Glass

The first massively multiplayer online game for Google Glass, based on the hive behavior of ants, sees you performing tasks to help your colony succeed.

By Aug. 12, 2013


'Terminator'-style cube robots swarm and self-assemble

Robotics researchers at MIT show off the capabilities of small cube-shaped robots with no external moving parts.

By Oct. 4, 2013


Planet Labs raises $52 million to launch a swarm of satellites

A second round of funding will help pay for "Flock 1," a group of 28 diminutive satellites set to launch this month to supply customers with images of Earth.

By Dec. 18, 2013


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 Sep. 6, 2012


See nano quadcopter robots swarm (video)

The robotics research team at UPenn teaches a swarm of small quadcopter robots to do agile flight and fly in formation, a step toward programming small, inexpensive robots en masse.

By Feb. 1, 2012


Bite-size Kilobots robots ready to swarm

Harvard University designs a system to manage hundreds of miniature, communicating Kilobots at once, letting researchers and hobbyists test ways that the minibots can move and work collectively.

By Dec. 1, 2011


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 Jul. 28, 2011


Swarm Light elevates audio visualization to art

The Random International design studio debuts its latest interactive light sculpture "Swarm Light," which transforms sound into animated light.

By Jun. 14, 2010


Flying robots self-assemble into midair swarm

The Distributed Flight Array is a Swiss-built group of single-propeller robots that can autonomously dock with each other and hover above the ground. Is it the precursor to a flying robot swarm?

By Jun. 9, 2010


'Swarm' converges on energy use in buildings

Inspired by how bees operate in a hive, Regen Energy has developed a mesh network of controllers to try to make commercial buildings more energy efficient.

By Mar. 24, 2009