A version of this article appears in the June 30 edition of Aviation Week & Space Technology. New technology inspired by living brains may provide a low-cost solution to an ongoing problem for unmanned aircraft—the risk of collision. The same technology could also open the way for a new generation of smart drones with enhanced autonomy, sensing and navigation skills. Researchers have long been impressed by the flight control of even the smallest insects. Flies, dragonflies and ...
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