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Gesture control on the horizon for USSOCOM

31st October 2020 - 12:00 GMT | by Andrew White in Hawaii

Technology enables heads-up control of small UAVs

US-based technology specialist Pison has released an updated control software suite which will allow forward-deployed personnel to control sUAS in a heads-up manner

Responding to demand signals from the US Army and Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for a hands-free solution to control sUAS , Pison’s Papa software was released on 1 September 2020. It is used to network the control system of an sUAS to the company’s wrist-borne Gesture Activated Machine Biological Interface Tether (GAMBIT).

Papa can support the Parrot Anafi sUAS; a company spokesperson for Pison describing to Shephard how the solution will allow an operator to ‘quickly …

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