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Federico Augugliaro


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Federico is a robotic and control engineer and has been having fun with drones since 2008. He studied at ETH Zurich, where he completed is PhD in 2015 under the supervision of Prof. Raffaello D’Andrea. His work features an 8 meter long rope bridge built by flying machines, physical human-quadrocopter interaction, coordinated multi-vehicle flight, and dancing quadrocopters. Federico is currently working at Verity Studios.



Examples of live drone performances (starting top left): Starbright Holiday Drone Show (Intel-Disney), ABB’s 125th Anniversary Celebration (Verity Studios), Meet Your Creator (Saatchi & Saatchi/KMel Robotics (acquired by Qualcomm), Dance with drones on America’s Got Talent (Elevenplay).
Examples of live drone performances (starting top left): Starbright Holiday Drone Show (Intel-Disney), ABB’s 125th Anniversary Celebration (Verity Studios), Meet Your Creator (Saatchi & Saatchi/KMel Robotics) acquired by Qualcomm, Dance with drones on America’s Got Talent (Elevenplay).

Drone shows, such as the ones shown above, are a new and rapidly evolving sector of the entertainment industry.