Drones are really good at serving as our “eyes in the skies,” but, as it turns out, the flying machines are also pretty good construction workers.
Engineers at ETH Zurich recently fired up their computers, as well as a team of drones, and set them to work with one task: build a bridge. The drones, equipped with spools of rope, then autonomously assembled a rope bridge that researchers subsequently walked across. Read that again and let that sink in.
Drone the Builder
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