UAV News - 3 November 2016


Canadian Drone Conference - Unmanned Systems Canada hosted its annual conference this week. Here's a brief, but encouraging, piece from CBC:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/drones-unmanned-aircraft-transport-canada-1.3834503

A Different Take On Obstacle Avoidance - Obstacle avoidance is necessary for the promised home delivery drones we keep hearing about. But this article on IEEE Spectrum proposes a new solution:

http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/drones/the-secret-to-small-drone-obstacle-avoidance-is-to-just-crash-into-stuff

Drone Hunting - The British government is having trouble with people using small UAVs to smuggle contraband into prisons. One solution they are considering involves eagles:

https://www.inverse.com/article/23154-uk-prisons-eye-drone-hunting-eagles

Photo: Ben Johnson/Flickr

#Eagle #USC #DroneHunting #Conference #UnmannedSystemsCanadd

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