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Drones for Good 2.0 — How WeRobotics is Redefining the Use of Unmanned Systems in Developing Countries

Robotics undoubtedly has the potential to improve lives in the developing world. However, with limited budgets and expertise on the ground, putting this technology in place is no small task. Step forwards WeRobotics, a new Swiss/American NGO dedicated to meeting this goal through the creation of in-country ‘flying labs’. Co-founder…

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Talking eBee Plus With The Team Behind senseFly’s New Photogrammetry UAV

Earlier this month, at INTERGEO 2016 in Hamburg, senseFly announced its new fixed-wing UAV (or drone/UAS) for surveying and geospatial applications, called the eBee Plus. So what’s new about this automated photogrammetry system? And why is senseFly’s geospatial team so excited about its potential to drive professional drone use forwards? Waypoint…

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A Question of Perception (Pt 2) — Talking Robo-Collaboration & Future Challenges & More with Prof. Scaramuzza

Last month we caught up with Prof. Davide Scaramuzza, the head of the University of Zurich’s Robotics and Perception Group. Here we continue our discussion, covering terrestrial/flying robot collaboration, how his work compliments that of EPFL’s Prof. Floreano, redundancy research, and the key technical challenges of agility and event-based vision. Hello…

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A Question of Perception — Talking Autonomous Robot Navigation with Prof. Davide Scaramuzza

The head of the University of Zurich’s Robotics and Perception Group, Professor Davide Scaramuzza, works at the intersection of computer vision and control—using cutting-edge sensors and algorithms to help terrestrial and flying robots (and, possibly, future spaceships) navigate 100% autonomously. Waypoint caught up with him to learn more. Hello professor,…

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