Everytime we post about quadcopters (or quadrotors or quadrocopter - what have you), we inevitably get some comments about the uprising of the robots and a reference or two to Terminator. Well, I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords - especially if they are going to be able to build me some cool stuff.
Check out those quadcopters! This project from GRASP Labs at the University of Pennsylvania shows how swarms of quadcopters can work together to build structures of various sizes. Right now, yeah, it's pretty basic grids and cubes, but you can just imagine the possibilities for the future. Best of all, it is all done autonomously. If these things enter in our AVC, I have a feeling they might take home the grand prize. Pretty amazing stuff!