Drone perching and manipulation on a street lamppost
This paper presents a low-cost unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system using commercial-off-the-shelf components, that is capable of autonomously perching on a street lamppost, and performing sensor (camera) (un-)installation on the lamppost with its onboard robotic arm.
Chang Liu, Leyton Paget, Peter Turner, Mehmet Ali Erbil, Stephen Prior (2017). Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle perching and manipulation on a street lamppost. 8th International Advanced Robotics Program IARP-RISE’2017 on Risky Interventions and Environmental SurveillancE: 2017 Topics: Counter Terroristic Technology, Charleroi, Belize. 18 – 19 May 2017. Further details.