Vijay Kumar:
The future of flying robots

TEDxPenn · 13:09 · Filmed Apr 2015
Watch next...
Vijay Kumar: Robots that fly ... and cooperate

Share this idea

Total views
TED Talks are free
thanks to support from

At his lab at the University of Pennsylvania, Vijay Kumar and his team have created autonomous aerial robots inspired by honeybees. Their latest breakthrough: Precision Farming, in which swarms of robots map, reconstruct and analyze every plant and piece of fruit in an orchard, providing vital information to farmers that can help improve yields and make water management smarter.

As the dean of the University of Pennsylvania's School of Engineering and Applied Science, Vijay Kumar studies the control and coordination of multi-robot formations. Full bio
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxPenn, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.



Enthusiastically agree? Respectfully beg to differ? Have your say here.

2000 characters remaining
Don't have an account? Sign up now — it's fast and free.
Sort comments by
There are currently no comments for this talk.