Autonomous Skydio 2 Drone Propels Drone AI Technology
by Tech Mainstream Staff
November 14, 2019
Skydio 2 AI Drone, Image: Skydio
(Tech Mainstream) "The most advanced flying AI on the planet," describes the Skydio 2 drone. Indeed, the Skydio 2 drone is no ordinary drone. Equipped with six 4k navigation cameras, the Skydio 2 capabilities are more aligned with stellar. The six 200 degree color cameras together produce 45 megapixels of visual sensing.
With the most advanced flying AI on earth, the Skydio 2 epitomizes autonomous flight where "it does the flying, you do the doing." This is accomplished using 256 Nvidia processing cores:
"At the heart of Skydio 2 is the NVIDIA Jetson TX2, the fastest, most power-efficient embedded AI computing device available. With 256 GPU cores capable of 1.3 trillion operations a second, Skydio 2 is the flying supercomputer."
The Skydio 2has an autonomous speed of 36 mph, a battery life of 23 minutes, is 50% quieter and has a range of 3.5 km. The drone can be controlled by the Skydio Beacon, iOS and Android apps and a controller.
The Skydio 2 retails at $999 and can be reserved now for $100.