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Volansi makes autonomous drone delivery between two ships

Volansi, one of the leading companies in autonomous, point-to-point deliveries using fixed-wing Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) drones, is today announcing a huge milestone: It completed the first-ever autonomous drone delivery between two ships. The cargo deliveries – there were three of them – took place July 18 off the …

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Autonomous quadrotor beats two human pilots in a drone race

Unlike self-driving cars, autonomous drones can generally get from “A” to “B” safely, but could they beat a human pilot in a drone race? So far the answer has been “no way,” but now, researchers from the University of Zurich (UZH) have created an algorithm that allowed an AI-powered drone …

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An Autonomous Drone Just Beat a Professional Racing Pilot

Unlike auto racing, in drone racing the pilots aren’t subjected to debilitating G-forces, which means the races can take place at impossibly fast speeds. So fast, in fact, that autonomous drones have always lagged behind those piloted by humans who benefit from split-second reflexes. But that’s no longer the case. …

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U.S. Autonomous Drone Maker Skydio Announces Product Availability and Expansion to Australia and New Zealand | Business

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 21, 2021– Skydio, the leading U.S. drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight technology, today announced the general availability of its breakthrough autonomous drone Skydio 2 and integrated software solutions – Skydio Autonomy Enterprise Foundation, 3D Scan and Cloud – for enterprise and public sector …

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U.S. Autonomous Drone Maker Skydio Announces Product Availability and Expansion to Australia and New Zealand

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Skydio, the leading U.S. drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight technology, today announced the general availability of its breakthrough autonomous drone Skydio 2 and integrated software solutions – Skydio Autonomy Enterprise Foundation, 3D Scan and Cloud – for enterprise and public sector customers in Australia …

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Autonomous Robotics Competition Club wins $30K at drone contest

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A team of Penn State aerospace engineering graduate students interested in unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, recently won third place at the First Responder UAS Endurance Challenge, taking home $30,000 in prize money.   Hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and sponsored by the …

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MSA Safety announces investment and collaboration agreement with Swiss autonomous drone technology firm to enhance fire service offerings – sUAS News

MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, today announced it has established a Joint Development Agreement with Perspective Robotics AG of Zurich, Switzerland. Established in 2014, Perspective Robotics AG develops advanced situational awareness tools …

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Swarm of autonomous tiny drones to localize gas leaks

Using modified “CrazyFlie” drones, researchers develop a strategy for finding gas leaks more efficiently and without risk to human lives. A swarm of tiny drones entering a building in search of a gas leak. Mavlab/TU Delft When a gas leak in a large building or at an industrial site occurs, …

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The drone future is autonomous: Percepto says its ready

Percepto, a company that produces an autonomous “drone-in-a-box” solution, has issued a news release announcing its selection as one of six vendors on the FAA’s new UAS Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Aviation Rulemaking Committee, also known as ARC. The work of this committee will be important as the …

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