New Software Turns Drones into Bloodhounds that Could Track You Through the Woods

Most Popular University of Zurich Feb 10, 2016 A team of Swiss researchers from the University of Zurich and the Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence have developed a machine learning program that quadcopters can use to identify and follow man-made trails through the forest. The research team hopes that this technology can be used in conjunction with search and rescue operations, but it’s not hard to imagine law enforcement sending a swarm of drones after a kind fellow who happens to be on the lam. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Software to autonomously guide a quadcopter through a heavily wooded area is rather complex by necessity. A movement command that is received a moment too late or too soon can have your drone smashing into a tree. So the research team…


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