Jul 23, 2021

Autonomous flight algorithm beats ‘world-class’ human drone racing pilots [video]

Posted by in categories: drones, information science, robotics/AI

There are many reasons for drones to be quick. The professional drone racing circuit aside, speed bodes well when you are searching for survivors on a disaster site, or delivering cargo, or even inspecting critical infrastructure. But how do you get something done in the shortest possible time with limited battery life when you have to navigate through obstacles, changing speeds, and altitude? You use an algorithm.

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