A researcher makes drones smarter, team-oriented, and situationally aware as part of an NSF-funded project to allow UAVs, taking into account various situations, to track themselves and each other.
Off-the-shelf drones are tested in Australia to see if they can be used to detect dangerous jellyfish. the research project specifically focuses on the Chironex fleckeri, a massive jellyfish that can kill a human being in less than three minutes.
Drones aid the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa’s Marine Mammal Research Program (MMRP) and Dolphin Quest as they are conducting a scientific study aimed at better understanding the health of dolphin populations.
A groundwater tracking drone is used by the [mks_highlight color=”#ffff00″]University of Rhode Island researchers[/mks_highlight] to monitor salt ponds. Leaking septic systems, damaged underground infrastructure, excessive fertilizer use, and other land uses can contaminate groundwater. However where that water and the contaminants…
A group of universities and startups in Japan have tested the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to recognize plastic waste in Drone Photos.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has teamed up with aviation leader Northrop Grumman and the Brevard Zoo to launch a new drone project or unmanned aircraft-based surveillance effort, to improve sea turtle conservation along Florida’s Space Coast.
In partnership with Intel, a team of researchers from the University of Zurich has enabled autonomous drones to fly complicated maneuvers using only onboard sensors and AI.
Drones help researchers from Oregon State University study blue whales’ foraging strategy at the ocean’s surface in New Zealand.
A study from Booz Allen Hamilton in partnership with PrecisionHawk concludes there has not been any unauthorized data transfer from DJI drones, that were previously used by the US government, to the Chinese drone maker or government. You can download…