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MIT Mapping System Makes Drones Self-Aware

If drone deliveries are the future, NanoMap is the present. MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) developed a system that allows drones to consistently fly at 20 mph through dense environments without incident. How? By embracing uncertainty … … Continue reading

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DoD Introduces Contest for New Drones that Fly Like Bats and Insects

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced a new initiative to support scientific research for the development of drones that fly like bats and insects. The Department of Defense (DoD) introduced the Defense Enterprise Science Initiative (DESI), “a new … Continue reading

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Industry Eyes Opportunities in Counter-Drone Market

Unmanned aircraft have become ubiquitous on the battlefield as well as at home. Demand has skyrocketed as prices have fallen and capability has grown. Simultaneously, the threat of drones being employed for illicit purposes — such as terrorist attacks or … Continue reading

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UC San Diego creating aerodrome where it can fly experimental drones

UC San Diego is creating an outdoor site where it can test fly unmanned aerial vehicles, which are rapidly coming into common use by everyone from police investigating crime scenes to scientists looking for archaeological remains. The aerodrome will be … Continue reading

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