Tethered QuadCopters Shoot Aerial Photos

Three UAS on retractable dog leashes fly overhead, capturing live aerial video of the all the faces gaping from auditorium seats below. Welcome to TED 2014.The leashes are held by Sergei Lupshin, the Zurich-based roboticist who invented these tethered quadcopters. He calls them¬†Fotokites, and the idea is to show that a leash can completely change […]

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