The use of drones for various purposes is feasible now, but are people ready for it? What are the ethical issues that could arise if these flying robots become a common sight? These questions are discussed during today’s ‘drone acceptance’ workshop organized by Space53 in the Gallery.
Dust swirls in the wind as a dirt bike roars by. Birds are chirping. And a drone buzzes, hovering above the grass field. That is the reality on a ‘test farm’ in the small town of Bentelo, where ITC researchers help local farmers on their way towards precision farming.
Members of the UT community battle for victory each and every week. Sometimes at the top level, sometimes in the lowest category and everything in between. In this episode of ‘the competition of the week’, let’s look back at why the UT drone team A3T ended up last at DroneClash on Saturday in Katwijk.
The UT student team A3T (Aerobotic Tech Team Twente) will once again compete in DroneClash, a drone battle held on Saturday in Katwijk. Will their drones fly to victory or will they literally crash and burn?
Aerobotic Tech Team Twente (A3T), the newest UT student team, has big plans for its first year of existence. This drone team will participate in three international competitions in 2019, including the UAS Challenge for which they plan to make ‘the first drone of its kind’.
Aerobotic Tech Team Twente (A3T) has become the sixth official UT student team. The team focused on drone technology has received a final approval from the Executive Board and will now be supported by the University of Twente.
Will we be the last generation that can see a totally clear sky? A sky that isn’t filled with flying, buzzing, blinking, surveilling and even rocket-launching drones? Let’s explore the intricate spectrum of good and bad; of drones being the saviors we want them to be, or the slaughterbots we fear them to become.
‘The Lister’ is a biweekly series created by Bas Leijser, a UT MSc-student and writer at U-Today, who seeks to create order from chaos through the use of listicles. This time, he lists the eight potentially greatest campus projects that never saw the light of day.
Aerobotic Tech Team Twente (A3T) is attempting to become an official UT student team focused on drones. They want their drones to fight in international competitions and they offer a three year training program, to prepare their members to become ‘future leaders in the drone industry’.
Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking already warned us: beware of artificial intelligence and ban lethal autonomous weapons. In a symposium organised by Studium Generale yesterday, three experts gave their opinion.
The first ever edition of DroneClash is taking place today at a former navy base in Katwijk. Two UT teams are fighting in this drone battle and U-Today is on the scene to bring you the latest updates.
Aerobotic Tech Team Twente (A3T) and Laced Horns. Those are the two UT teams competing in DroneClash, a drone battle taking place next week in Katwijk. Which one has a better chance of taking home the main prize of €30.000?
Real-life RoboWars with drones. That is DroneClash, a drone fighting event taking place on the 13th of February at a former navy base in Katwijk, where teams will battle each other and try to ‘take down everything that flies and isn’t theirs’. Among them are two teams from the University of Twente.
Moreblessings Shoko became this year’s winner of the Marina van Damme award. This ambitious UT graduate aims to empower girls in Zimbabwe by using drones. Drones that will fly to rural areas of her home country and provide girls with sanitary pads, and therefore the chance to go to school.