Drones are being ‘taught’ to search for missing people

Swiss scientists have developed artificial intelligence for quadcoptersIt could enable autonomous drones to search forest and mountain pathsThey developed a deep neural network algorithm to enable them to learnThe drones could help to cover a greater search area, but they must still learn how to recognise people By Ryan O’Hare for MailOnline Published: 16:19, 10 February 2016 | Updated: 16:56, 10 February 2016 Forests can be wonderful places to escape to and explore nature but they can quickly become daunting if you wander too far off the beaten track.But technology could be the answer to those who find themselves a little too lost in nature, in the form of search and rescue drones.Swiss scientists have developed artificial intelligence software that can be used with drones to search forest and mountain paths…


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