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April 14, 2011 / Martijn

Quadrocopters Hold Their Own At Tennis

Quadrocopters are already accomplished piano players and Kinect-assisted navigators. Now they are playing tennis.

ETH Zurich’s Flying Machine Arena hosted a quadrocopter tennis match, involving a human-robot volley, a doubles match and an impressive robot-to-robot juggling act. The robots were outfitted with tennis rackets, allowing them to fly toward the ball and return a human’s serve. Watch it below.

via Video: Robotic Swiss Quadrocopters Hold Their Own At Tennis | Popular Science.

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