The astounding athletic power of quadcopters | Raffaello D'Andrea

The astounding athletic power of quadcopters | Raffaello D'Andrea

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In a robot lab at TEDGlobal, Raffaello D’Andrea demos his flying quadcopters: robots that think like athletes, solving physical problems with algorithms that help them learn. In a series of nifty demos, D’Andrea show drones that play catch, balance and make decisions together — and watch out for an I-want-this-now demo of Kinect-controlled quads.

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50 Comments

  1. Sotru on October 4, 2021 at 7:59 am

    In case of that glass of water itt centrifugal force man .

  2. Anelito Br on October 4, 2021 at 8:00 am

    pros leigos é grande coisa

  3. Kevin Wilson on October 4, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Wow. And this is 7 yrs ago. 60 yrs ago I had a little gas powered airplane on the end of a pair of wires that would fly around you in a circle until you barfed. Wow.

  4. Michael Mello on October 4, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Masterful presentation and demo and easily one of the top 5 TED talks I have ever seen.

  5. Shashwat Shriparv on October 4, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Wao

  6. Nelson on October 4, 2021 at 8:01 am

    This is what happens when you have never touch a woman.

  7. MyessYallyah Americus on October 4, 2021 at 8:04 am

    I genuinely hate life in america. It’s not funny.

  8. Gustavo Rezende on October 4, 2021 at 8:04 am

    7:10 And if it was a real drone, with people inside? haha

  9. Aman Chaurasiya on October 4, 2021 at 8:05 am

    This is so silent, but how ,?
    I want to implement the same in my project.
    Can anyone pls explain it ?

  10. Savvas Symeonidis on October 4, 2021 at 8:05 am

    After carefully observing the speaker it’s hard to tell who the real drone was, the guy or the quad?

  11. jolin七月的风 on October 4, 2021 at 8:06 am

    四希抽???她想瘋掉了吧!!不要先談抽不抽的事情,到時候法院上 談不是更公平嗎!?!?你們會知道什麼叫煩人嗎!!怎麼做事情好像小孩子一樣了啊

  12. Judge Of The Damned on October 4, 2021 at 8:06 am

    This guy sounds like a robot. Seems a bit sus to me

  13. Truong Lam Son on October 4, 2021 at 8:06 am

    Very very interestingggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggg

  14. Angelica Galaxy ✨ on October 4, 2021 at 8:10 am

    Wow…. It’s amazing and mind blowing i can’t even imagine the work behind these little machines… Great👍👍

  15. Bruce Simonson on October 4, 2021 at 8:14 am

    Curious about audio. Are these very quiet drones, or are there noise cancelling or other technologies in play that keeps the drone noise down for this video? Anyone know?

  16. Bineyame Yohannes on October 4, 2021 at 8:14 am

    Does anyone which control algorithms are in play here

  17. secretninjawarrior on October 4, 2021 at 8:14 am

    No need for headache, ai will do it for u….no needed to think…

  18. KA BARO DADKA SAAXIIBKAA on October 4, 2021 at 8:17 am

    very well

  19. 寇立伟 on October 4, 2021 at 8:17 am

    牛逼

  20. Jay Twix on October 4, 2021 at 8:18 am

    reminds me of Angel has fallen movie drone attack

  21. Game Start on October 4, 2021 at 8:19 am

    very good

  22. Prashant Raikar on October 4, 2021 at 8:19 am

    Genius, next thing Lockheed martin looking for you.

  23. MYCAHSYTOLMAJAKIL on October 4, 2021 at 8:20 am

    2021 August 20th

  24. Eddy Juillerat on October 4, 2021 at 8:20 am

    Yeah, put human attributes to machines, and machines attributes tu humans…
    When the guy cut the propeller’s blades we ear people saying "Hooo"… jeeze like if it was a living creature. People need to wake up fast.

  25. Wera Rsoo on October 4, 2021 at 8:21 am

    he so often says mathematics mathematics algorithms and models if the Arabs did not come up with algebra so you would do …?!

  26. tushar shewale on October 4, 2021 at 8:22 am

    12:11 now clap!!!

  27. Shashwat Shriparv on October 4, 2021 at 8:22 am

    Now i understand where those studies in school and later is used 🙂

  28. luck anh on October 4, 2021 at 8:22 am

    likes

  29. Stefan K. on October 4, 2021 at 8:24 am

    Diese Vorführung war im Jahre 2013 .. Was ist Heute alles Möglich .. Siehe RoboDogs, Quad’s, Kampfdrohnen ..
    autonome Überwachungssysteme …
    This demonstration was in 2013 … What is possible today … See RoboDogs, Quad’s, Combat Drones …
    autonomous surveillance systems …

  30. Caspar Gutsche on October 4, 2021 at 8:27 am

    Wow, he is actually a professor at my university 😀

  31. NoOne_ In-particular on October 4, 2021 at 8:29 am

    And this is how evil comic book Villains get their start.

  32. Ronaldo Ramos on October 4, 2021 at 8:33 am

    parabéns ótima tecnologia para trabalho

  33. dd d on October 4, 2021 at 8:34 am

    Hollywood :0 researchers 🙂

  34. Eradok on October 4, 2021 at 8:37 am

    Skynet Confirmed

  35. Pablo on October 4, 2021 at 8:37 am

    11:51 uncomfortable moment :v

  36. Matt on October 4, 2021 at 8:40 am

    8 years ago they needed an entire camera setuo to do what a cheap PCB board can do nowandays

  37. Parishith Kp on October 4, 2021 at 8:42 am

    That falling cat algorithm may fools some drone dome by playing dead.

  38. sanat kaul on October 4, 2021 at 8:43 am

    Fantastic. Think of the possible uses it can br put to.

  39. Сергей Степанов on October 4, 2021 at 8:44 am

    Да как то🙄🙄

  40. Maharishan on October 4, 2021 at 8:44 am

    Awesome

  41. Billabongesta on October 4, 2021 at 8:44 am

    It’s almost 2022, and this is still mind-blowing!

  42. Svend Nielsen on October 4, 2021 at 8:46 am

    Nicely done Sadly the Swedish Government "Lantmäteriet" are making it rather difficult for drone pilots Summer 2021

  43. KA BARO DADKA SAAXIIBKAA on October 4, 2021 at 8:47 am

    Thanks

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  45. Jawad Ali on October 4, 2021 at 8:56 am

    Back 2009, TED Speaker was Ashraf Ghani on how to fix broken states 😄

  46. Feminism is Satanism on October 4, 2021 at 8:56 am

    4:50 > LOL

  47. The Chill on October 4, 2021 at 8:57 am

    I remember watching this long ago and now I have my own DJI

  48. Rishi Hindoliya on October 4, 2021 at 8:58 am

    awesome

  49. Maxime Pigeau on October 4, 2021 at 8:58 am

    Wow these guys are def genious 🤣🤣

  50. dsp4 on October 4, 2021 at 8:58 am

    10:15 "These three quads are cooperatively carrying a sky net." *no reaction from the audience*

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