Honeywell has entered into a technological and financial partnership with the Swiss startup Daedalean, which is developing an AI-based autopilot.
Hundreds of organizations have shown interest in UK Research and Innovation’s Future Flight Challenge, which aims to advance technologies including eVTOL.
Boeing is contributing $2.5 million to Stanford University for the creation of a facility dedicated to research and testing of autonomous aerial vehicles.
EHang has released a video of its model 216 eVTOL aircraft performing a passenger-carrying demonstration flight during the 2019 China-Northeast Asia Expo.
The Swiss startup Daedalean will use Unigine’s 3D engine to help train the neural networks at the core of its computer vision system.
With the autonomous demonstration of its APT 70, Bell is moving closer to a future in which autonomous flights through busy urban airspace are routine.