Meet the dazzling flying machines of the future | Raffaello D'Andrea

Meet the dazzling flying machines of the future | Raffaello D'Andrea

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When you hear the word “drone,” you probably think of something either very useful or very scary. But could they have aesthetic value? Autonomous systems expert Raffaello D’Andrea develops flying machines, and his latest projects are pushing the boundaries of autonomous flight — from a flying wing that can hover and recover from disturbance to an eight-propeller craft that’s ambivalent to orientation … to a swarm of tiny coordinated micro-quadcopters. Prepare to be dazzled by a dreamy, swirling array of flying machines as they dance like fireflies above the TED stage.

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50 Comments

  1. Captain Tactical on May 29, 2022 at 6:46 pm

    that first drone looked like a claymore

  2. Mr Matrix on May 29, 2022 at 6:47 pm

    Am I the only one disappointed that the drones didn’t spell out TED

  3. Ruben Jungwirth on May 29, 2022 at 6:47 pm

    AMAZING

  4. jtuno122 on May 29, 2022 at 6:48 pm

    Cool. Until they use this technology against us. Worse than when they did in 2020

  5. Mateo Pavolini on May 29, 2022 at 6:49 pm

    idk why, but when those litle lights starrted lightin up one by one i started crying.

  6. Pixel Age on May 29, 2022 at 6:51 pm

    I like how the tail sitter looks and acts

  7. G on May 29, 2022 at 6:52 pm

    First Synchronous Drone Display

  8. joshua Santoso on May 29, 2022 at 6:54 pm

    Here i am now watching after 5 years 😁

  9. Tanuj Newar on May 29, 2022 at 6:56 pm

    Who else is watching this video after 5 years. 😅

  10. Lou Simms on May 29, 2022 at 6:57 pm

    I don’t know what I’m missing. I’m not impressed at all, these seem not very different from regular toys coupled with software, this isn’t very advanced. The software is the star here, not the drone tech which is ancient.

  11. BuruRu on May 29, 2022 at 6:57 pm

    just dont create flying saw mini robots, i don’t have a crowbar to spare

  12. Rob Holmes on May 29, 2022 at 6:58 pm

    This video makes me think of the honey bee. An organism with only about a million neurons and a genetic package capable of driving the bee through life from egg to pupae to worker bee that has unfolding responsibilities over time. A microscopic package of wet AI computing that is light years ahead of where we are now. There is the international project to map the human brain. Are they crazy? The honey bee is where they should start.

  13. Vaiśampāyan on May 29, 2022 at 7:03 pm

    It is just like a magic show, except there weren’t any tricks – it’s REAL MAGIC.

  14. TUHAN bukan orang ARAB Bilangan pasal 23 ayat 19 on May 29, 2022 at 7:03 pm

    6:11 FLYING TESSERACT?

  15. Logan Park on May 29, 2022 at 7:03 pm

    I have a dark feeling that this will age like milk one day

  16. aktanibrahim on May 29, 2022 at 7:05 pm

    Drones will be the devices of the future… @

  17. Steve T on May 29, 2022 at 7:06 pm

    project bluebook has questions for you

  18. J Nix on May 29, 2022 at 7:07 pm

    STEM dudes cannot put on much of a performance..as I’m typing the ‘light show’ begins. That was cool but the rest was pretty boring. Needed some flavor.

  19. Be Anonymous On Web on May 29, 2022 at 7:08 pm

    6:45 Wait. Is that Linus Torvalds?

  20. Tom Official on May 29, 2022 at 7:10 pm

    Giống như người ngoài hành tinh UFO

  21. BABY BØSS on May 29, 2022 at 7:11 pm

    Fun fact: he said "We developped…." , not "I developped"

  22. METALMAN4Wii on May 29, 2022 at 7:12 pm

    Look Up Slaughter Bots!

  23. Royal Amir on May 29, 2022 at 7:12 pm

    I am from future 2050 this is Trash

  24. mr man on May 29, 2022 at 7:16 pm

    it can also be used as an assassin fact

  25. absolutely incredible on May 29, 2022 at 7:16 pm

    this is one of the most important developments ever

  26. Saneer John on May 29, 2022 at 7:16 pm

    Amazing ♥️🔥👍♥️

  27. Gregorio Salas on May 29, 2022 at 7:18 pm

    Ese es el principio de ovnis y naves espaciales..

  28. Jeremy Basil on May 29, 2022 at 7:20 pm

    Swarms of locusts

  29. Bengal Kolkata on May 29, 2022 at 7:20 pm

    It’s very ordinary.
    Call me to know more.

  30. Steve T on May 29, 2022 at 7:21 pm

    7:39 can somebody say UFO

  31. soumitri sarvasiddi on May 29, 2022 at 7:21 pm

    Hi sir I like this last small led drones can I order pls give your mobail number

  32. Syrious Kash on May 29, 2022 at 7:25 pm

    Guess what they are doing with 1.5 Trillion dollars missing from the Pentagon?
    And there you have it folks. Your UFO’s youve been spotting in the sky that you claim is doing maneuvers unlike any craft we have known.
    STOP BELIEVING THE UFO NONSENSE

  33. Alfa75V6 on May 29, 2022 at 7:26 pm

    i don’t need another techno “christ”

  34. Haram Jaddah on May 29, 2022 at 7:26 pm

    This is amazing but a dangerous..😂😎🤘🐒

  35. Islam Ahmed bassuni on May 29, 2022 at 7:27 pm

    Linus trovalds 6:45

  36. Brooks Winebarger on May 29, 2022 at 7:29 pm

    That’s some scary stuff!

  37. KN on May 29, 2022 at 7:30 pm

    Is that Linus Torvalds at 6:45 ?!

  38. Yoshi Miyake on May 29, 2022 at 7:34 pm

    That comment out from Yoshi that is my wife my name is William Manhart I will find it quite fascinating and wonderful keep up the good work I’m 75 and 74 was late night and I’m very impressed with what I’ve seen it’s like Spider-Man Bracewell spider bite, machine doesn’t take down the pores so well sometimes it situation allows it to ridiculous words versus versus quite laughable soul and the joy the moment and thank you

  39. macy m on May 29, 2022 at 7:37 pm

    Robotics, A.I are taking over the human race slowly.

  40. Kimberly Castner on May 29, 2022 at 7:39 pm

    It’s all great and amazing UNTIL it’s used to control people not help people…coming soon to a community near you..

  41. soumitri sarvasiddi on May 29, 2022 at 7:40 pm

    Pls contact me sir

  42. Yoshi Miyake on May 29, 2022 at 7:40 pm

    Absolutely fantastic location anything like that in my entire life I’m 74 years old and I am absolutely so incredibly happy for you wonderful intelligent people are just wonderful thank you such wonderful other Jay Meadge who sings keep up the good work thanks

  43. David Landeros on May 29, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    6:44 Is that Linus Torvalds in the audience?

  44. Fabricio S. Alves on May 29, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    8:36 Imagine frightened people trying to escape and then they see on the horizon those lights appearing like a swarm. Skynet is coming…

  45. Aleph Zero on May 29, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    6:42 Linus Torvalds sitting in the crowd.

  46. Vilas Rock on May 29, 2022 at 7:42 pm

    I am from the future

  47. federico sieli on May 29, 2022 at 7:42 pm

    A new instrument of future mass control and destruction if in the hands of sociopaths. Opppss we’re already ruled by sociopaths…

  48. BuruRu on May 29, 2022 at 7:42 pm

    8:37 it’s running away from rayman

  49. Cleudes Monegatto on May 29, 2022 at 7:43 pm

    Ouçam os vídeos da Elena Danaan
    Michael salla
    Megan Rose
    Alex Colier
    Dr Steven Greer

  50. ThaYoutubeBigWig on May 29, 2022 at 7:44 pm

    corney

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