Autonomy Software Enables Canine-Machine Teaming

A search-and-rescue dog received audio commands generated autonomously by a drone flying overhead.
Credit: Scientific Systems
Move over manned-unmanned teaming. A U.S. company has demonstrated a mammal-machine team comprising an autonomous UAV and a rescue dog. Under a DARPA project, the pair collaborated to conduct a simulated search-and-rescue mission without intervention from the dog’s handler. The demo was performed by...

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