Photos: Robots work in swarms and hives

In ways reminiscent of the Borg collective from “Star Trek,” robots are learning to work together in large groups. The goal of iRobot’s swarm project is to coordinate the actions of groups of hundreds of individual robots.  A Swarm Operating System (SwarmOS) is under development to control as many as 10,000 robots or SwarmBots.

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