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New Chinese drone technology closer to hive-mind flight
A research team from Zhejiang University in China says it has developed technology that would facilitate swarms of drones to operate fully autonomously, without the small unmanned crafts crashing into one another. Inspired by how birds almost instinctively fly through wooded areas without collision, the team believes the breakthrough... Read more
DJI becomes first consumer drones to feature obstacle-detecting sensors on all sides of their bodies.
The Chinese company’s new Mavic 2 aircraft use 10 sensors to prevent collisions with objects above and below them, the BBC reported. The drone will also be able to detect threats in front or behind and to their left or right. The foldable aircraft, which is already available on... Read more