Boomcopter is a Drone That Can Open Doors

Filed in by on May 30, 2017 • views: 431

2017-05-30 21:36:49

      Consumer drones can hover and take photos, but they can’t physically interact with their environment. The Boomcopter changes that. It’s a tri-rotor, with an extra arm and propeller that allows it to move laterally, while performing a task with its arm. It can open doors, flip switches, and attach sensors onto walls — all autonomously, using an array of sensors and cameras. In dangerous or inaccessible environments, the Boomcopter can perform tasks that would be too risky for humans.
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