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Obstacle Detection for BVLOS Drones

@article{Esteban2021ObstacleDF,
  title={Obstacle Detection for BVLOS Drones},
  author={Jan Moros Esteban and Jaap van de Loosdrecht and Maya Aghaei},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2106.11098}
}
With the introduction of new regulations in the European Union, the future of Beyond Visual Line Of Sight (BVLOS) drones is set to bloom. This led to the creation of the theBEAST project, which aims to create an autonomous security drone, with focus on those regulations and on safety. This technical paper describes the first steps of a module within this project, which revolves around detecting obstacles so they can be avoided in a fail-safe landing. A deep learning powered object detection… 

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