drone go fetch! the omnicopter catches a ball with impressive agility

drone go fetch! the omnicopter catches a ball with impressive agility

designboom projected a big future for drones recently as they continue to to impress with their growing list capabilities. so the idea of taking this omni-directional drone, known as the omnicopter, to the nearest park to play a game of ball only adds to our wonderment…

the omnicopter
video by dario brescianini



created by swiss mechanical engineer dario brescianini and ETH zurich professor raffaello d’Andrea, the omnicopter is a super agile omni-directional drone that can fly in any direction, at any time. the drone features a ‘computationally efficient trajectory generator,’ allowing the model to move with ‘six-degrees-of-freedom’.omnicopter omni-directional drone
image courtesy of dario brescianini

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