Collision Avoidance using mobile phones

Another BBC Click Episode showing how Vodafone Spain are using the mobile phone system for collision avoidance. Looks like they are using Ardupilot as you van see a drone with Here GPS and later in the article a shot of mission planner

David Ardis


Thanks for the post. I watched the video last night. Very nice to see ArduPilot appear in back-to-back BBC Click episodes (or pretty close). Now… if only we could convince Vodafone to become a partner :-).

The zipline planes looked really great especially the inline motors. Their launch and retrieval machine was pretty huge but perhaps that’s required to keep it reliable and it’s not terrible if the base is always in the same place.

Zipline have been on click quite a few time times and has been interesting to see how they have developed