Intel RealSense 3D camera – collision avoidance drone

Watch the AscTec Firefly* drone, with an onboard Intel RealSense 3D camera, navigate through a heavily wooded forest in the above video.
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The Intel® RealSense™ camera fits remarkable technology into a small package. There are three cameras that act like one—a 1080p HD camera, an infrared camera, and an infrared laser projector—they “see” like the human eye to sense depth and track human motion.

Update: Jan 2016
See Intel’s RealSense technology demonstrated at CES 2016 with Yuneec’s new Typhoon H drone as it avoids obstacles on its own.

This Yuneec Typhoon H drone powered by Intel’s RealSense technology avoids obstacles on its own.
Read more here: http://www.cnet.com/products/yuneec-typhoon-h/

Posted by CNET
on Thursday, January 7, 2016

See more of the new Yuneec Typhoon H
Watch Intel use their drone technology as part of a Guinness World Record event held in Germany called “Drone 100
See what the U.S. government’s DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) is doing towards developing a fully autonomous small UAV.