Mini robots create instant Wi-Fi

We have seen recently that natural disasters and even civil unrest can lead to a loss in communications, but by using a revolution concept an  could be set up allowing communications and other essential services to be maintained.

The idea comes from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne and the idea is to drop tiny robots with a built in transmitters, once in the air they are able to establish a Wi-Fi network capable of carrying data, images, video and voice, the devices can fly around for thirty minutes before needing a recharge.

According to Jean-Christophe Zufferey, the project leader, he said, “The main point is to provide high bandwidth digital communication, for instance to transmit high-resolution images, video streams and voice,”

Source [Gajitz]