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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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State police to launch 1st unmanned drone system

State police has launched an unmanned aerial system program to support law enforcement missions, which include disaster response and traffic safety. State police members gave a demonstration of the drones Tuesday at the Troop F headquarters in Middletown and answered … Continue reading

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DroNet Uses Traffic Data to Teach Drones How to Fly in Urban Environments

While drone developers have largely relied on GPS signals to allow for autonomous navigation by unmanned aerial vehicles, the same strategy doesn’t entirely apply in urban environments. Drones have obstacle avoidance technology, yes, but this hasn’t yet arrived at the … 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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