Zipline Develops Detect-And-Avoid System For Delivery Drones

Zipline acoustic detection system
Credit: Zipline
Delivery drone operator Zipline has developed an acoustic detect-and-avoid system to enable autonomous long-range flights in complex as well as uncontrolled airspace. Using an array of small microphones plus onboard processors to provide 360-deg. awareness with a range of up to 2,000 m (6,500 ft.)...
Graham Warwick

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