NTU-built drones to fly at Singapore Airshow
Uni researchers’ system allows UAVs to fly without crashing into each other
Published on Feb 8, 2014 8:12 AM
The air force's Black Knights will not be the only ones flying in formation at the Singapore Airshow. A group of drones built by the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) will be showing off some fancy aerial moves as well.
This has been made possible after a research team from the university developed a system to solve the tricky problem of getting drones to move together, without crashing into each other.
A possible use of the system, which took over three years to build, could be to co-ordinate the drones as they search for survivors in a disaster zone.
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