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Intel CEO Shows The New Intelligent Drone.

Intel wants drones to be independent and autonomous and wants them to work in teams of hundreds of them. CEO Brian Krzanich shows the new Intel Falcon 8
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Intel buys Movidius to boost machine vision, deep learning

Intel buys Movidius to boost machine vision, deep learning | Computer Vision Highlights | Scoop.it
Intel aims to boost its efforts to make all manner of devices from drones to virtual reality headsets able to see better with the acquisition of machine vision processor chip maker Movidius.
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Ground & Aerial Mapping with Stencil by Real Earth Inc.

First, Stencil is handheld and used to collect a ground-based dataset of Newell-Simon Hall on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University. Next, Stencil is mounted to a aerial vehicle for more data collection

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Sikorsky demonstrates autonomous systems with 30-mile helicopter flight

Sikorsky demonstrates autonomous systems with 30-mile helicopter flight | Computer Vision Highlights | Scoop.it
Sikorsky has demonstrated a 30-mile autonomous flight using a Sikorsky S-76 helicopter that was controlled by a tablet device.
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Intel Acquires IoT, Autonomous Vehicle Specialist Itseez

Intel Acquires IoT, Autonomous Vehicle Specialist Itseez | Computer Vision Highlights | Scoop.it
Intel, which recently announced that it would focus more on the Internet of Things and cloud computing, is acquiring Itseez, which specializes in IoT and self-driving vehicle technology.
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DJI will use DataMapper for drone Remote Sensing analytics

DJI will use DataMapper for drone Remote Sensing analytics | Computer Vision Highlights | Scoop.it
DataMapper is a cloud-based platform for storing and analyzing remote sensing data captured by drones, planes and satellites. The platform has been developed by PrecisionHawk – one of the most influential drone companies out there, which recently raised $18m in series C funding. Yesterday PrecisionHawk and DJI announced a partnership for agriculture market. It will link The post DJI will use DataMapper for drone Remote Sensing analytics appeared first on Geoawesomeness.
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Khronos Releases OpenVX 1.1 Specification for High Performance, Low Power Computer Vision Acceleration

Expanded range of processing functions; Enhanced flexibility for data access and processing; Full conformance tests available; Safety Critical specification in development
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The Future of Real-Time SLAM and "Deep Learning vs SLAM"

The Future of Real-Time SLAM and "Deep Learning vs SLAM" | Computer Vision Highlights | Scoop.it
Last month's International Conference of Computer Vision (ICCV) was full of Deep Learning techniques, but before we declare an all-out ConvNet victory, let's see how the other "non-learning" geometric side of computer vision is doing.
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FAA Authorizes Qualcomm to Test Its New Technologies for Drones | Xconomy

FAA Authorizes Qualcomm to Test Its New Technologies for Drones | Xconomy | Computer Vision Highlights | Scoop.it
Qualcomm (NASDAQ: ]) said Thursday the Federal Aviation Administration has authorized the big maker of wireless chips and technologies to operate drones ou
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Meet the dazzling flying machines of the future | Raffaello D'Andrea

When you hear the word "drone," you probably think of something either very useful or very scary. But could they have aesthetic value? Autonomous system
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BundleFusion: Real-time Globally Consistent 3D Reconstruction using On-the-fly Surface Reintegration

Project Page: http://graphics.stanford.edu/projects/bundlefusion/ Real-time, high-quality, 3D scanning of large-scale scenes

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The Complete List of HMDs with Front Facing Cameras for Augmented Reality | Kudan

The Complete List of HMDs with Front Facing Cameras for Augmented Reality | Kudan | Computer Vision Highlights | Scoop.it
Head mounted displays are becoming commonplace with new equipment being announced with increasing regularity. From niche use-cases of HMDs, specifically for motorcyclists and skiers, to those …
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Binary Descriptors for Efficient Matching and Retrieval in Large Image Databases

Pascal Fua (EPFL) gives a talk at Microsoft Research on BRIEF and LDAHash binary descriptors and their use for large scale 3D reconstruction. LDAHash proposes a way to binarize floating point descriptors (such as SIFT) without losing their discriminative power, with the objective to speed-up and robustify the matching phase.

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Parrot Dev Kit Helps Bring Autonomous Operation to Aerial Drones

Parrot Dev Kit Helps Bring Autonomous Operation to Aerial Drones | Computer Vision Highlights | Scoop.it
Parrot today announced the impending release of a new development kit designed to aid in the construction of autonomous aerial drones.
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Airobotics - Automated Industrial Drones

Learn more at: www.airobotics.co.il Airobotics provides an end-to-end, fully automatic solution for collecting aerial data and gaining invaluable insights
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Deep Learning Trends @ ICLR 2016

Deep Learning Trends @ ICLR 2016 | Computer Vision Highlights | Scoop.it
The following summary of ICLR research trends will give you a taste of what's possible on top of today's Deep Learning stack
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Aurora test new capabilities for Marines

Aurora test new capabilities for Marines | Computer Vision Highlights | Scoop.it
Aurora Flight Sciences tested new capabilities of the Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility System in Bealeton, Virginia, May 25, 2016.The AACUS is an autonomy applique kit that enables operations of full-scale rotary-wing aircraft in and out of austere landing,
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Simultaneous Tracking and Rendering (STAR)

Simultaneous Tracking and Rendering (STAR) | Computer Vision Highlights | Scoop.it
ICRA 2016 Simultaneous Tracking and Rendering (STAR): Real-time Localization for MAVs Kyel Ok, W. Nicholas Greene, and Nicholas Roy Robust Robotics Group
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Introducing: Fathom by Movidius

Fathom is the world's first Deep Neural Network Accelerator module. Housed in a standard USB key is a powerful, yet efficient Myriad 2 VPU.

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Flight Test of ALIAS Sense-and-Avoid (SAA) System

A research effort associated with DARPA’s Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program recently conducted the first successful flight tests of a Sense & Avoid system.

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Movidius and DJI Bring Vision-Based Autonomy to DJI Phantom 4

Movidius and DJI Bring Vision-Based Autonomy to DJI Phantom 4 | Computer Vision Highlights | Scoop.it

Movidius, the leader in low-power computer vision, and DJI are bringing new levels of autonomy to DJI aircraft through a sophisticated vision-aided flight system. The technology debuted in DJI’s flagship Phantom 4 aircraft, giving it the ability to sense and avoid obstacles in real time and hover in a fixed position

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RI Seminar: Adam Bry : Algorithms and challenges in scaling up autonomous flight

Adam Bry CEO, Skydio February 19, 2016 Abstract Drones hold enormous potential for consumer video, inspection, mapping, monitoring, and perhaps eve
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Sikorsky Aircraft Flight Tested the Prototype of Unmanned Black Hawk

Sikorsky aircraft started developing the unmanned version of UH-60 in 2014 but the trials held last week in Florida were highly successful. The Black Haw
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Project Tango - Vision Summit 2016

For more information, visit: http://g.co/projecttango Follow project updates at out Google+ developer communit
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