April 15, 2015      

A new system for autonomous drone stabilization and landing could help usher in a new era of enhanced safety for commercial drone operators, according to the University of Zurich team behind the technology.

It enables drones to autonomously identify safe landing spots in case of systems. As an added bonus, the system also allows drones to be launched simply by throwing them in the air.

Existing drone-stabilization systems use either GPS or motion capture to achieve similar performance, said Da...

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