University of Pittsburgh team designing drone to herd Roomba vacuums
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The challenge seems impossible.
Use a drone to herd a flock of Roomba vacuums while avoiding other Roombas with large poles attached to them.
And do this autonomously, flying and finding the Roombas without the help of a human pilot or GPS.
"You just push a button and it takes off and does its thing," said Aaron Miller, a senior computer science and physics major at the University of Pittsburgh and one of the students trying to crack this challenge.
Contact: Paul Kovach