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Meet The British Military’s Drone Racers

[ad_1] It’s a sport that has been gaining momentum in the civilian world, with international competitions held every year and clubs popping up all over the country. But drone racing has not passed the military by.  At face-value, drone racing seems like it would offer very little to military people, so …

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Lockheed’s AI v. Human Drone Races, VR Brain Health Detectors, and the Future of Competition

[ad_1] Government aerospace contractor Lockheed Martin last week announced it’s working with the Drone Racing League to allows teams to compete to design AI-driven drones to race against drones piloted by humans. The multi-year contract will allow university students, coders, and other drone-heads to leverage AI technology to build a …

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Lockheed and drone racing league launch US$2m competition to develop drone AI

[ad_1] Lockheed Martin has launched a competition with the Drone Racing League that asks entrants to design software that will enable a drone to fly autonomously around professional drone racing courses. The autonomous drones teams selected for the competition will compete in a series of challenges to win a share …

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Can the Drone Racing League Take Flight?

[ad_1] Jordan Temkin is not afraid of heights. For him, the highlight of rock climbing is looking down when he’s halfway up a mountain—precisely the part of the experience that would give most people pause. He also enjoys jumping off cliffs on skis and riding too fast through the forest …

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The Next Battleground For AI to Try to Dominate Humans

[ad_1] THE NEXT BATTLEFIELD. Artificial intelligence (AI) has been gradually kicking human butt in competitions. Now, it will have a new venue in which to (try to) assert its dominance over humanity: drone racing. On Wednesday, VentureBeat reported that the Drone Racing League (DRL) plans to launch the Artificial Intelligence Robotic Racing (AIRR) …

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Lockheed Martin partners with ESPN’s Drone Racing League on self-piloting drone competition

[ad_1] (Courtesy of Drone Racing League) Aaron Gregg Reporter covering the defense industry and Washington-area businesses. September 6 When an IBM computer beat grandmaster Garry Kasparov at a game of chess in 1996, it was hailed as an unexpected, perhaps foreboding, victory of machine over man. Two decades later such …

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Proposal to ban drones in Spokane Valley parks raises concerns among hobbyists, commercial operators

[ad_1] As drones gain popularity among hobbyists and commercial operators, the Spokane Valley parks department is grappling with how to balance their use with public safety and privacy. The parks department proposed banning drones and model aircraft from parks as part of an overall update to its regulations, which was …

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AI drone pilots will challenge humans in competition sponsored by Lockheed Martin

[ad_1] Drone racing has only been a human sport for a few years, but artificial intelligence is already gunning to take over. Today, the Drone Racing League (DRL), which is one of the foremost organizations trying to turn drone racing into the next NASCAR, announced a new competition for teams …

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Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity and Programming hosts Drone Racing finals – Arabnews

[ad_1] Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity and Programming hosts Drone Racing finals  Arabnews JEDDAH: The Saudi Federation for Cyber Security, Programming and Drones will be hosting the finals of the Drone Racing League (DRL) on Sept. 14. [ad_2] Article Provided By

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The giant drone team from Tasmania is finally racing – and making some beautiful noise

[ad_1] The giant drones are alive and racing at ridiculous, noisy speeds. A couple of years ago, Business Insider was invited to a farm in the middle of Tasmania to watch a “giant drone” lift a bale of hay. The idea was the drone was to become the prototype for …

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Drone pilots, remote control airplane fans take to the forest preserve skies: ‘If you’re not crashing, you’re not flying’

[ad_1] Some Southland forest preserves are for hiking, some offer opportunities for canoeing or kayaking, and others are mostly for wildlife habitat. But one area preserve has been set aside for flying. At the Tinley Creek Model Airplane Flying Field on Cicero Avenue south of Flossmoor Road, nearly a dozen …

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The race is on to find a way to use drones to detect methane leaks from oil and gas pipelines

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