Has Apple lived up to its own hype with its new flagship device?
Created by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception (GRASP) Lab, the autonomous quadrotor is designed to fly with incredible precision, flipping and scooting through tiny gaps, as well as perching on surfaces. Normally several are deploted at a time, as a swarm, working in harmony to achieve certain goals, such as hunting down the enemies of their human masters...just kidding.
In a video presented at the TED2012 conference, a team of quadrotors even managed to perform the James Bond theme on a variety of instruments. Personally, we think the Terminator theme would have been more fitting, but there you go.
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