Intel presented at Intergeo 2016 conference in Hamburg, Germany, the expansion of AscTec Falcon 8 system and also the launch of Intel Falcon 8+ north market -American, the first commercial drone with the Intel brand. The system, designed for industrial inspection and mapping includes the Intel Falcon 8+ UAV (Unmanned Air Vehicle non-English) and the Intel cockpit control to the soil, as well as Intel Powerpack to power the UAV .
With the announcement of Intel Falcon 8+, Intel sets a new benchmark for commercial drones, incorporating full redundancy of the electronics and automated solutions for airborne sensors with quality sensors. The system, equipped with an autopilot with triple redundancy AscTec Trinity provides detailed images with pinpoint accuracy and makes structural analysis to help users detect and prevent damage to the infrastructure.
Intel has been working hard on drones segment. She recently launched the first model aimed at consumers, Yuneec Typhoon H with Intel RealSense technology for smart navigation with obstacles, and Intel Aero platform that allows developers to create their own drones from scratch.
The main focus of the company is to continue to create new and innovative technologies and lead the segment of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV, its acronym in English) -. Especially in the commercial segment
“Drones are an important computing platform for the future, Intel is positioning itself in the lead of this opportunity to provide processing integration, cloud, sensors and communications for the growing drone segment.” Said Josh Walden , senior vice president and general manager of Intel New Technology Group during the event.
Details such as price and launch date of Intel Falcon 8+ were not disclosed by the company.
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