A team of Swiss researchers have taught drones how to recognise and follow forest trails all by themselves. This research unlocks application of drones for search and rescue of people lost in wilderness areas. The research will be presented in May at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Stockholm.
ETH Zurich build 3d map, navigates & relocates with an autonomous drone.
Federico Augugliaro And Friends Create Bridge Weaving Drone Fleet With Endless Humanitarian Possibilities
Led by Federico Augugliaro, Swiss technology students have engineered a small fleet of drones working together to autonomously weave a bridge. Posted to YouTube, the three and a half minute video has weaved nearly a million views and garnered spectacular word of mouth.