Autonomous Robotic Systems

Autonomous Robotic Systems

Tethered Drones for Persistent Aerial Surveillance Applications

By Stephen Prior |

Defence Global Article

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Engineering@Southampton Showcase

By Stephen Prior |

The University of Southampton held their Autonomous Systems showcase event at the Royal Academy of Engineering in Central London on Tuesday, 9 June 2015. During the day, we were able to demonstrate our Tethered UAS (AETHER) with permission from the CAA and an enhanced permission for  flight in Central London from NATS.

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AETHER – Tethered Observation Platform

By Stephen Prior |

AETHER – A joint project between the University of Southampton and Cardinal Security Ltd, to develop a tethered UAS will be presented and exhibited at the SkyTech Conference and Exhibition on 24th April 2015 at the Business Design Centre, London. SkyTech 2015 is a one-day event serving as a platform to define, understand and ultimately […]

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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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