Week in Review: Autonomous Roundup
Researchers from the University of Zurich have created a new, faster algorithm that allowed an AI-powered drone to consistently beat human pilots on an experimental race track.
The Self-Driving trucking startup has partnered with the transport company, Ryder, as part of its plan to build out a freight network—a collection of shipping routes and terminal–to support its autonomous trucking operations.
The U.S. Navy’s research arm has released a strategy for developing intelligent autonomous systems and integrating them with the fleet to “create superiority in peacetime and wartime operations.”
As COVID-19 swept through the world in early 2020, technology companies scrambled to repurpose their products to fight the pandemic. How have the drone industry’s efforts to help humanity survive the pandemic panned out?