Reflected Laser Enables High-Speed Comms A prototype of a laser system that enables unmanned aircraft to downlink data at high speed without complex equipment on the vehicle has been flight tested in the U.K. The Hyperion eye-safe laser tracking system is being developed by the University of Oxford and Airbus Group Innovations. Government funding support is provided by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and Innovate UK. A ground-based optical system aims a ...


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