Past, Present, and Future of Aerial Robotic Manipulators

Anibal Ollero, Marco Tognon, Alejandro Suarez, Dongjun Lee, Antonio Franchi
2021 IEEE Transactions on robotics  
This article analyzes the evolution and current trends in aerial robotic manipulation, comprising helicopters, conventional underactuated multirotors, and multidirectional thrust platforms equipped with a wide variety of robotic manipulators capable of physically interacting with the environment. It also covers cooperative aerial manipulation and interconnected actuated multibody designs. The review is completed with developments in teleoperation, perception, and planning. Finally, a new
more » ... ion of aerial robotic manipulators is presented with our vision of the future. Index Terms-Aerial manipulation, aerial robots physically interacting with the environment, unmanned aerial vehicles.
doi:10.1109/tro.2021.3084395 fatcat:r5vnwmw4gndfxcpzo6h6awuqea