AI News, This Invincible Flying Robot Just Won a $1 Million Drone Competition

This Invincible Flying Robot Just Won a $1 Million Drone Competition

And here’s the onboard footage from the competition finals, showing the robot locating simulated people in a simulated disaster zone, flying through very narrow areas outside of the pilot’s line of sight:

Since Flyability is a company developing a new product, their plan is to take the million and use it accelerate the development of their first commercial drone with a focus on search and rescue by adding infrared sensors andvisual SLAM capability.And, you have to figure that they’ll spend at least a little bit of the prize moneythrowingone awesome victory party.

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Flyability Introduces the Range Extender

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Gimbal drone from Flyability

Gimball, spherical helicopter Laboratory of Intelligent Systems and startup Flyability, Lausanne, Switzerland

An insect-like, crash-happy flying robot

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Drone Courtship

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New drone displays spherical images in flight

A drone developed by NTT Docomo Inc. is enveloped by a spherical image of the Earth during a test flight in Tokyo on April 20.

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Flying 'Gimball' brings new impact to drone rescue technology

Swiss-based researchers have devised a spherical flying robot that can withstand multiple collisions and continue to transmit live video footage in hard-to-reach environments. The lightweight...

Flying Sphere Drone Flight Test and Development Process

"Spherical Flight Vehicle with single rotor using 4 control surface" " 4개의 조종면을 사용한 단일로터 방식의 구형 비행체 " - E mail : followseen@naver.com - HomePage ...