X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Quadrocopter Ball Juggling, or Ping Pong Match?

by Paul Strauss

Got a couple of fancy quadrocopters floating around? Why not teach them some cheap tricks – like how to juggle balls. The guys from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich are up to their flying quadrocopter shenanigans again.

quadrocopter_ball_juggling

This time, they’ve trained a pair of their flying machines to bounce ping-pong balls between them. By mounting the head of a tennis racket to each one, and carefully positioning them, they’re able to get the ball to volley between the two. Here’s a video of the exciting ball juggling action.

YouTube Preview Image

I guess it’s more like a round of ping-pong than “juggling” per se, but it’s still pretty impressive. Sure it’s not like watching Nadal and Federer go at it, but they drop the ball fewer times than I usually do. What do you think the Swiss will teach their quadrocopters to do next? I hope they’ll get them to make some watches and chocolate.

[via YouTube]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Recent Posts

Linespace Display System for the Blind: A Different Touchscreen

Linespace Display System for the Blind: A Different Touchscreen

Golf Robot Makes Hole-In-One

Golf Robot Makes Hole-In-One

Upside-Down Wine Glass: Drink up! Or Down?

Upside-Down Wine Glass: Drink up! Or Down?

USS Enterprise Rebuild Underway at Smithsonian Space Dock

USS Enterprise Rebuild Underway at Smithsonian Space Dock

Deal: Save 35% on the KOAR All-Weather Bluetooth Precision Speaker

Deal: Save 35% on the KOAR All-Weather Bluetooth Precision Speaker

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop
discussion by