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Speech Remote Controlled Airplane

Nov 8 2004, 12:43pm EST | by , in News | Other Stuff

Speech Remote Controlled Airplane
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Aeronautics researchers at MIT have developed a aircraft guidance system that allows a pilot in one plane to guide another unmanned airplane by speaking commands in English.

The new guidance system is designed for volatile combat situations. For instance, a pilot might be commanded to gather images of an enemy site located in unknown territory. Rather than putting himself in danger, the pilot could assign a nearby UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) to the task.
Read more about this MIT geek achievement.


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