Computer Vision Technology Teaches Drones to ‘See’

July 24, 2017 12:20 AM
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The popularity of drones keeps growing, both for personal and commercial use. Instead of humans controlling them, researchers are working on ways to teach the unmanned vehicles how to navigate and avoid obstacles. In Switzerland, researchers are training drones to recognize their surroundings and build 3D maps. VOA's Deborah Block explains how.