Awesome new theory from Delft University of Technology’s Micro Air Vehicle Laboratory. From MAVLab.TUDelft.ni:
A new theory has been published that allows drones to see distances with a single camera. TU Delft’s Micro Air Vehicle Laboratory has found that drones approaching an object with an insect-inspired vision strategy become unstable at a specific distance from the object. Turning this weakness into a strength, drones can actually use the timely detection of that instability to estimate distance.
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