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Special drone collects environmental DNA from trees

Researchers at ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal research institute WSL have developed a flying device that can land on tree branches to take samples. This opens up a new dimension for scientists previously reserved for biodiversity researchers.
27 January 2023, by

Exhibitors from ICRA 2022

We give a spotlight to four exhibitors from ICRA 2022: Tangram Vision, FLX Solutions, Exyn Technologies, and Pollen Robotics. Each speak to the value their companies bring to robotics and give live demos.
11 July 2022, by
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Controlling a Drone After Sudden Rotor Failure #ICRA2022, with Sihao Sun

Dr. Sihao Sun on his research for controlling a quadcopter after one of its rotors faces a sudden failure. His research takes in real-world assumptions where the quadcopter may already be in a compromised, difficult to correct orientation.
06 June 2022, by
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Autonomous Flight Demo with CMU AirLab #ICRA2022, with Sebastian Scherer

Sebastian Scherer from CMU's Airlab gives us a behind-the-scenes demo at ICRA of their Autonomous Flight Control AI. Their approach aims to cooperate with human pilots and act the way they would. h...
24 May 2022, by
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Autonomous Aircraft by Xwing, with Maxime Gariel

Robohub Podcast · Autonomous Aircraft Abate talks to Maxime Gariel, CTO of Xwing about the autonomous flight technology they are developing. At Xwing, they are converting traditional aircr...
12 July 2021, by

Adam Bry and Hayk Martiros’s talk – Skydio Autonomy: Research in Robust Visual Navigation and Real-Time 3D Reconstruction (with video)

In the last online technical talk, Adam Bry and Hayk Martiros from Skydio explained how their company tackles real-world issues when it comes to drone flying. Abstract Skydio is the leading US dr...
09 March 2021, by


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Researchers introduce a new generation of tiny, agile drones

By Daniel Ackerman If you’ve ever swatted a mosquito away from your face, only to have it return again (and again and again), you know that insects can be remarkably acrobatic and resilient in fl...
02 March 2021, by

How to keep drones flying when a motor fails

Robotics researchers at the University of Zurich show how onboard cameras can be used to keep damaged quadcopters in the air and flying stably – even without GPS....
14 January 2021, by

Davide Scaramuzza’s seminar – Autonomous, agile micro drones: Perception, learning, and control (with video)

A few days ago, Robotics Today hosted an online seminar with Professor Davide Scaramuzza from the University of Zurich. The seminar was recorded, so you can watch it now in case you missed it....
24 November 2020, by

Drones that patrol forests could monitor environmental and ecological changes

By Caroline Brogan Imperial researchers have created drones that can attach sensors to trees to monitor environmental and ecological changes in forests....
06 November 2020, by

A raptor-inspired drone with morphing wing and tail

By Nicola Nosengo NCCR Robotics researchers at EPFL have developed a drone with a feathered wing and tail that give it unprecedented flight agility....
31 October 2020, by

Lily the barn owl reveals how birds fly in gusty winds

Scientists from the University of Bristol and the Royal Veterinary College have discovered how birds are able to fly in gusty conditions – findings that could inform the development of bio-inspired ...
26 October 2020, by

Drones learn acrobatics by themselves

Researchers from NCCR Robotics at the University of Zurich and Intel developed an algorithm that pushes autonomous drones to their physical limit....
24 June 2020, by

This drone can play dodgeball – and win

By Nicola Nosengo Drones can do many things, but avoiding obstacles is not their strongest suit yet – especially when they move quickly. Although many flying robots are equipped with cameras that...
19 March 2020, by
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On Demand Drone Deliveries, with Yariv Bash

In this episode Abate interviews Yariv Bash from Flytrex. Yariv discusses how Flytrex works in cooperation with local businesses in a city to use drones to rapidly transport goods in a local region. A...
05 March 2019, by
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Safe Robot Learning on Hardware, with Jaime Fernández Fisac

In this interview, Audrow Nash interviews Jaime Fernández Fisac, a PhD student at University of California, Berkeley, working with Professors Shankar Sastry, Claire Tomlin, and Anca Dragan. Fisac is ...
04 February 2019, by

Indoor drone shows are here

2017 was the year where indoor drone shows came into their own. Verity Studios' Lucie drones alone completed more than 20,000 autonomous flights. A Synthetic Swarm of 99 Lucie micro drones started t...
09 January 2018, by
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Smart Swarms, with Vijay Kumar

In this episode, Jack Rasiel interviews Vijay Kumar, Professor and Dean of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania.  Kumar discusses the guiding ideas behind his research on micro unmanned aeri...
28 October 2017, by

New RoboBee flies, dives, swims, and explodes out the of water

By Leah Burrows We’ve seen RoboBees that can fly, stick to walls, and dive into water. Now, get ready for a hybrid RoboBee that can fly, dive into water, swim, propel itself back out of water, and ...
27 October 2017, by

Energy, enthusiasm and spirit of cooperation: Award winners of ERL Emergency Robots 2017 announced

The European Robotics League (ERL) announced the winners of ERL Emergency Robots 2017 major tournament, during the awards ceremony held on Saturday, 23rd September at Giardini Pro Patria, in Piombino,...
29 September 2017, by

The referees’ special awards ERL Emergency Robots 2017

The European Robotics League (ERL) announced the winners of ERL Emergency Robots 2017 major tournament, during the awards ceremony held on Saturday, 23rd September at Giardini Pro Patria, in Piombino,...
29 September 2017, by

#ERLEmergency2017 in tweets

The ERL Emergency Robots 2017 (#ERLemergency2017) major tournament in Piombino, Italy, gathered 130 participants from 16 universities and companies from 8 European countries. Participating teams desig...
27 September 2017, by

Drones can almost see in the dark

We want to share with you our recent breakthrough teaching drones to fly using an eye-inspired camera, which opens the door to them performing fast, agile maneuvers and flying in low-light environment...
26 September 2017, by

Udacity Robotics video series: Interview with Chris Anderson from 3D Robotics

Mike Salem from Udacity's Robotics Nanodegree is hosting a series of interviews with professional roboticists as part of their free online material....
23 September 2017, by

A foldable cargo drone

The field of drone delivery is currently a big topic in robotics. However, the reason that your internet shopping doesn’t yet arrive via drone is that current flying robots can prove a safety risk t...
15 September 2017, by

Micro drones swarm above Metallica

Metallica’s European WorldWired tour, which opened to an ecstatic crowd of 15,000 in Copenhagen's sold-out Royal Arena this Saturday, features a swarm of micro drones flying above the band. Shortly...
04 September 2017, by

Those amazing flying machines

Last year, Intel partnered with Lady Gaga on the Super Bowl Halftime Show to showcase its latest aerial technology called “Shooting Star.” Intel did a reprise performance of its Shooting S...
16 August 2017, by

The Drone Center’s Weekly Roundup: 8/7/17

July 31, 2017 – August 6, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. [divide] At the Center for the Study of the Drone ...







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