Swiss-based scientists are developing computer vision algorithms to help drones ‘see’ and understand their environment. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading
Chinese tech company Ehang unveils the world’s first autonomous passenger drone at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Budget airline easyJet is testing automated drones to perform safety inspections of grounded aircraft. The drones scan the aircraft for signs of damage following incidents such as lightning or bird strike, and quickly identify any issues, so the amount of time the planes are out of action is substantially reduced.