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Max The Magnificent
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Re: communication between the drones
Max The Magnificent   4/30/2014 1:27:33 PM
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@Sanjib: Hope to own one if I could...I am sure now that making this on my own would remain a dream...because I guess I was never as serious as these folks!! :)

Everyone devotes time to the hobby/activity in which they are most interested. I've got too many things on the go at the moment, but I do hope one day to build a large hexacopter to play with...

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Sanjib.A   4/30/2014 1:20:40 PM
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@Max: Very true!! I had a wish to make an RC airplane (I am fond of the flying machines). I told this to many of my friends and colleagues who possess similar interest, but alas...I could not fulfill that wish and it remained a dream. In 2006 I bought one RC plane (having two electric motors, not a gas engine one) but I hardly flown it 5-6 times before I crashed it to an advertising hoarding. I changed my plan to make a copter so that it hangs in the air and does not have to attain speed as an airplane to fly (less chance of crashing :))...but again it remained a dream. I could not find a stable toy so far. But now I see a lots happening around it and engineers making this a serious hobby/work. That is good!! Hope to own one if I could...I am sure now that making this on my own would remain a dream...because I guess I was never as serious as these folks!! :)

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Re: communication between the drones
Max The Magnificent   4/30/2014 11:15:01 AM
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@Sanjib: The controls of the individual drones look "solidly" stable!!! Great!! :)

Wouldn't you love to play with this sort of thing? I coudl amuse myself for months if I had a swarm of these little beauties...

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Re: communication between the drones
Sanjib.A   4/30/2014 1:49:09 AM
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Okay...thanks Max!! The controls of the individual drones look "solidly" stable!!! Great!! :)

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Re: Quadrocopter Ball Juggling, ETH Zurich
Max The Magnificent   4/29/2014 9:03:00 AM
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@Tobias: This is one of my favourites...

OMG That is Amazing!!!

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Quadrocopter Ball Juggling, ETH Zurich
Tobias Strauch, EDAptix   4/29/2014 7:00:09 AM
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This is one of my favourites:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CR5y8qZf0Y

Cheers, Tobias

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Re: communication between the drones
Max The Magnificent   4/28/2014 2:16:33 PM
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@Sanjib: Amazing!!!...how are these drones synchronized?

My understanting is that there's a central controller sending out streams of commands -- the drones are just responsible for being in the right place at the right time.

I LOVE this stuff!!!

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communication between the drones
Sanjib.A   4/28/2014 12:57:47 PM
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Amazing!!!...how are these drones synchronized? Any idea if there is a wireless communication between these robots which is maintaining the order...or is there a central computer/controller that is commanding these drones and maintaining the order (most probably)? The control is also superb for these drone copters!



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