Your RF Cafe
Progenitor & Webmaster

Click here to read about RF CafeView the YouTube RF Cafe Intro VideoKirt Blattenberger ... single-handedly redefining what an engineering website should be.

Carpe Diem!
(Seize the Day!)

5th MOB:
My USAF radar shop

Airplanes and Rockets:
My personal hobby website

Equine Kingdom:
My daughter Sally's horse riding website

RF Cafe Software

Calculator Workbook
RF Workbench
Smith Chart™ for Visio
Smith Chart™ for Excel
RF & EE Symbols Word
RF Stencils for Visio
RF Cafe header

Flying Robots Build Structure
Videos for Engineers

Flying Robots Build Structure - RF Cafe Video for EngineersIs this the future of construction? In this video, wirelessly controlled flying robots carry building blocks to the work site and, after precisely positioning the block, plunks it into place. It then flies off to pick up and place the next block. Multiple builder bots are in operation simultaneously. A 20-foot tall model (1:100) of a modularized human habitat structure - a "vertical village" - was constructed automatically using 1,500 polystyrene blocks. A sophisticated algorithm defined not just the construction sequence and geometry, but also handled traffic patterns, collision avoidance with other vehicles and the structure itself, and maximized system efficiency. ETH Zurich roboticist Rafaello D'Andrea and architects Fabio Gramazio and Matthias Kohler are the progenitors and implementers of this amazing demonstration. BTW, the hissing sound in the background is a painter spraying the blocks white.





Flying Robots Build Structure

Posted 12/6/2011
 

Newest Posts on RF Cafe Forums

Sign-in as GUEST:  User=guest1 | Pwd=micro1


Copyright 1996 - 2016
Webmaster:  Kirt Blattenberger, BSEE - KB3UON

All trademarks, copyrights, patents, and other rights of ownership to images and text used on the RF Cafe website are hereby acknowledged.