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Tethered Drones for Persistent Aerial Surveillance Applications

By Stephen Prior |

Defence Global Article

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DARPA Upward Falling Payloads program

By Stephen Prior |

Inspired by the recent DARPA call, two teams of MSc Unmanned Vehicle Systems Design (UVSD)¬†Students at the University of Southampton have been developing systems that could be deployed for up to six months in the littoral zones of the world at depths of up to 50 m. Inside the pods are Quadrotor UAVs which can […]

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Eurobot World Final – Dresden, Germany

By Stephen Prior |

Three teams from the¬†University of Southampton represented the UK at the World Finals which were held in Dresden, Germany 6-9 June 2014. Our top team finished in joint 9th position in the world. A great result and well done to team Water Buffaloes: http://www.eurobot.org/eurobot/2014/results Robson, Nicholas ¬† A Aisvaran, Chandramohan Salimin, Muhammad S Schult, David […]

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University of Southampton (Internal Eurobot Final)

By Stephen Prior |

The UoS Final took place two weeks after the Eurobot (UK) Final, at the Highfield campus on Friday, 16 May 2014. The Results are listed here: Eurobot 2014 – Match Schedule and Results 2014    

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Autonomous and Advanced Systems Showcase

By Stephen Prior |

This event was held at the University of Southampton on 3 February 2014 and was attended by over 100 delegates from all over the UK.

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BBC World Service

By Stephen Prior |

Interviewed by Razia Iqbal on 02 Dec 2013 in relation to the new Amazon Drone delivery system.          

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Defence Global – August 2013

By Stephen Prior |

Small remotely piloted aircraft systems

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Antenna Live: FlyBot

By Stephen Prior |

See our HALO UAS live at the Science Museum 28-30 May 2013.

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MaDE Magazine (IoM) article on HALO UAS

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Team HALO Win UAVForge Competition 2012

By Stephen Prior |

Rank Team Final Score 1 HALO 47.7 2 AEROQUAD 39.1 3 ATMOS 37.3 4 SWIFTSIGHT 37.3 5 NAVYEOD 36.5 6 EXTRACTOR X 32.0 7 DHAKSHA 31.5 8 PHASE ANALYTIC 30.5 9 GREMLION 19.2 http://www.uavforge.net/uavhtml/ Scoring Breakdown:   Baseline Objectives Possible Points Awarded Points 1 Conduct operations, preflight, and safety checks (5 pts) 5 2 Perform […]

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