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Singapore pursues AI projects for UAS

26th June 2019 - 02:54 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Singapore


Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), in collaboration with ST Engineering, is exploring the use of AI for UAVs to allow groups of them to automatically conduct collaborative search operations and automatically detect and identify targets.

Shown at the DSTA’s BrainHack event, which introduced AI and cyber-defence technologies to students through camps, the exploratory project aims to reduce operator workload.

In the demonstration, the operator simply plots out a search area and three ST Engineering DroNet UAS communicated amongst themselves to determine their own respective search area and pattern.

Upon detection and identification of a ‘target’ on the field,

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Chen Chuanren


Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is Shephard’s Singapore correspondent, covering primarily land and sea systems. He served in …

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