VR system could train self-flying drones without all the crashes

If you own a consumer drone, chances are you crashed the thing a lot when learning to fly it. Well, the same thing happens when the pros are teaching drones to fly autonomously. Those wipe-outs could become a lot less common, however, thanks to the Flight Goggles virtual reality system... Continue Reading VR system could train self-flying drones without all the crashes Category: Drones Tags: Autonomous flight MIT Virtual Reality Related Articles: Three ways VR needs to change in the next few years Warehouse-scale VR? One company's system will soon plug straight into game engines Virtual strategy: Five must-have games in VR's most surprising killer genre 3D display technology promises to ease eye strain in VR and AR Buckle up: VR and AR are still just getting started

VR system could train self-flying drones without all the crashes

If you own a consumer drone, chances are you crashed the thing a lot when learning to fly it. Well, the same thing happens when the pros are teaching drones to fly autonomously. Those ...

Thu 17 May 18 from Gizmag

Researchers develop virtual-reality testing ground for drones

Training drones to fly fast, around even the simplest obstacles, is a crash-prone exercise that can have engineers repairing or replacing vehicles with frustrating regularity.

Thu 17 May 18 from TechXplore

Virtual testing ground helps autonomous drones fly faster

It's not easy to teach drones to fly quickly and safely. You usually have to create an elaborate proving ground with real obstacles, and a single mishap could prove very costly. ...

Thu 17 May 18 from Engadget

Don’t be afraid of these hallucinating MIT drones

MIT is using simulated environments that can train drones to deal with real-world obstacles without having to put lives or property at risk While plenty of people have speculated about what ...

Thu 17 May 18 from Fastcompany Tech

Virtual-reality testing ground for drones

Engineers have developed a new virtual-reality training system for drones that enables a vehicle to 'see' a rich, virtual environment while flying in an empty physical space. The system, which ...

Fri 18 May 18 from ScienceDaily

MIT researchers develop virtual-reality testing ground for drones

MIT engineers have developed a new virtual-reality training system for drones that enables a vehicle to 'see' a rich, virtual environment while flying in an empty physical space. The system, ...

Thu 17 May 18 from Eurekalert

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