Sense and Avoid

Skydio’s X2 Drones: CEO Adam Bry Talks Breakthrough Autonomy…

DRONELIFE Exclusive.   Skydio, the Redwood City, CA startup, is flying high.  Skydio’s X2 drones were announced today, along with an $100 million in Series C funding – which follows a $4 million investment that the U.S. Department of Defense announced this weekend. $100 million may be the largest funding …

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Making BVLOS Flight a Practical Reality: Onboard Sense and A…

As enterprise drone applications grow, the industry awaits a rule on flight beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS.)  BLVOS flight is an important concept for the growth of the commercial drone market.  Regulations allowing drones to fly beyond the range of a visual observer would make long range applications like …

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Zurich Researchers Teach Drone to Dodge with Dynamic Obstacl…

One of the many things preventing urban drone deliveries reaching Amazone Prime levels of mass adoption is the threat of interference, whether that’s from pets, kids, thieves, gun-toting neighbors or rogue footballs. Researchers at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, are working on sense and avoid technology that could provide drones …

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How Do Big Drone Companies Plan for Future Regulations? Act …

FAA teams examine Insitu’s ScanEagle3 at a Type Certification Board Meeting in Bingen, Washington. Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, is playing the long game.  The company is drawing from Boeing’s experience as the world’s largest aerospace company and planning for the future with the ScanEagle 3, collaborating …

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