Drone Race: Human Versus Artificial Intelligence

Drone Race: Human Versus Artificial Intelligence

nasa quad Drone racing is a high-speed sport demanding instinctive reflexes — but humans won’t be the only competitors for long. Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, put their work to the test recently. Timing laps through a twisting obstacle course, they raced drones controlled by artificial intelligence (A.I.) against a professional human pilot. The race, held on Oct. 12, capped off two years of research into […]

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Swiss pilot Dario Neuenschwander wins the FAI Drone Racing World Cup title 2017

Swiss pilot Dario Neuenschwander wins the FAI Drone Racing World Cup title 2017

FAI Drone Racing_WCupWinner_Dario_Neuenschwander Dario Neuenschwander victorious in the FAI Drone Racing World Cup 2017, ahead of Germany’s Andreas Hahn and France’s Thomas Grout Junior pilots dominate, with three under 18s in the top five – an Air Sports World Cup first The 2017 World Cup attracts more than 430 different pilots from 37 countries Switzerland’s Dario Neuenschwander hurtled his way to the front of the field in the FAI Drone […]

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BRITISH ROBOTICS SEED FUND ADDS TETHERED DRONE SYSTEMS TO ITS PORTFOLIO

BRITISH ROBOTICS SEED FUND ADDS TETHERED DRONE SYSTEMS TO ITS PORTFOLIO

ROBOTS ON LAND, AIR AND SEA Martlesham, 23 November 2017. Britbots, an organisation devoted to promoting the fortunes of UK-based robotics companies, has invested the first part of a £300,000 funding package for Tethered Drone Systems. Britbots operates the British Robotics Seed (SEIS) Fund and the equity crowdfunding platform, Britbots CROWD , which both support promising robotics-related businesses performing autonomous tasks on land, air and sea. Dominic Keen, founder and […]

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