The use of robots to perform complicated and/or dangerous tasks is not new. They have been used for years in the field of health, for surveillance, and for the location and deactivation of explosives, to name only a few examples.
However, the interaction among different robotic devices in an effort to achieve a common goal is much less frequent, and not because robots are conceived and work according to heterogeneous architectures and computing languages, making automated coordination difficult.
This is precisely one of the lines of research of the BISITE research group, with specific regard to the interaction between two unmanned vehicles created in previous studied: HAWK (UAV craft) GECKO (UAV craft).
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