Towards a virtual stuntman

Motion control problems have become standard benchmarks for reinforcement learning, and deep RL methods have been shown to be effective for a diverse suite of tasks ranging from manipulation to locomotion. However, characters trained with deep RL often exhibit unnatural behaviours, bearing artifacts such as…

Innovation: Drones home in on plantations

… boost output. DRONES have become one of the key technologies of the … be at the forefront of drone technology but unmanned aerial vehicles are … per cent of the trees. Drone technology can generate precise locations to … farmers,” he says. ACCEPTANCE OF…

In Ivory Coast, ‘drone academy’ offers youth the chance to soar

… essential.’ — AFP picABIDJAN, March 25 — “Drones have become my passion,” says … Mathon. Slashing inspection times “The drone allows us to analyse a … fast, we must adopt new technologies and innovation,” said Kakou who … which could benefit from the technology,…

People are now flying around in autonomous drones

… versions of the small remote-controlled drones that have become hugely popular … a buzz at the CES tech conference in Las Vegas in … its passenger drone, the 184. But it says the technology has come … . The company recently demonstrated its technology…

Africa Becoming a Hotbed of Civil Drone Operations

While drones have become ubiquitous around the globe, Africa in particular has embraced the technology for its utility in supporting aid and business operations. Aid agencies now use UAVs to deliver emergency medical supplies in various African countries while cargo operators deploy them to supply…