James Bond tune played by quadrotors

As you may have heard, little helicopter robots are getting more and more intelligent. They have what is known as swarm intelligence – just like ants, a single ant is not very clever, but as a team, they can get much done.

These flying robots can enter buildings, scan it with lasers, and create a 3D map of the interior. They can also fly in formation and change that formation as needed by the environment they fly in. And yes, they can play the James Bond Theme. It doesn’t sound like Monty Norman’s version, but it is very easy to recognize the tune.

Have a look and stay tuned for more videos on these little marvels.

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About heikkihietala

Heikki Hietala has worked at the crossroads of IT and language since 1986. He studied at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. With an M.A. in English Philology and minor degrees in Communication and Information Technology, he has seen action at Microsoft, McKinsey & Company, Lionbridge, Bates Advertising and since September 2003, HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences. His interests of late have been user interface design and usability, 3D Design using Blender, and information technology for the small and medium enterprises. In his spare time he writes fiction in English. His novel, "Tulagi Hotel", was published in 2010 and a short story collection, "Filtered Light and Other Stories", in 2012. Tulagi Hotel is now available in Kindle and in paperback (also at Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), published by Fingerpress UK. "Hotelli Tulagi" on saatavana myös suomeksi kirjakaupoista kautta maan.
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