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New Drone can Perch like a bird & spy

Discussion in 'News' started by dkr77573, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. dkr77573

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    Interesting development. Certainly won't help public perception, but there are some possibilities here.

    I bet it's even possible to recharge a drone that's perched on an electrical wire via inductance. :)

    http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24951
     
  2. jondrew

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    Re: New Drone can Perch like a bird & spy

    Anyone besides me think that "perching" video was run backwards?
     
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    Re: New Drone can Perch like a bird & spy

    if you download it and play it backwards, it actually looks fluid. I think you are right. It looks like an AR Drone with a leg.
     
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    Re: New Drone can Perch like a bird & spy

    +1
     
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    Re: New Drone can Perch like a bird & spy

    Doesn't the angle of that Parrot's body indicate that the video was in fact not a backward trick..?
     
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    I was just about to say that. Although the comment did make me play it again LOL. It definitely had the right pitch for forward flight.
     
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    Re: New Drone can Perch like a bird & spy

    Good comments. Guess I'm just a cynic. After watching it several more times I don't think it was fake.