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Robust Flight in Cluttered Indoor Environments (with GimBall)

Posted January 7, 2015 by Chris

"Robots capable of flight in cramped and cluttered environments have many advantages over their ground-based counterparts, but most current systems suffer from the same fundamental problem: any contact with obstacles have catastrophic, mission-ending results. What if instead of avoiding collisions, a flying robot became robust to them, and could even take advantage of contact with its environment?"

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