29 Dec '15, 5pm

Could this flying #robot be the world's safest #drone?

The Fleye’s round shape, SDK, and API make it the safest drone you could operate Belgium startup, Fleye, is developing an autonomous drone, and it’s preparing for lift-off. So what’s so special about yet another unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)? Well, even though it looks like a flying soccer ball, the Fleye is billed to be the world’s safest drone. The Fleye’s round shape, SDK, and API make it the safest drone you could operate. Source: Fleye. Though its shape is designed to keep all the moving parts out of harm’s way while also making it more resistant to crash damage, it’s not just the design that sets the Fleye apart. A dual core Linux brain with an open software development kit (SDK) and application program interface (API) make this little machine less like a conventional drone and more like a flying development platform. To get the Fleye to fly, its development team too...

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