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Qualcomm Video Shows How Much Smarter Drones Will Get in 2016

A quick preview of the new Snapdragon Flight chipset.


Earlier this year, chipmaker Qualcomm announced it would be producing a custom version of its widely used Snapdragon chipset for drones. The company says that its Snapdragon Flight processors will bring down the cost of drones, improve their battery life and make advanced features more widely available.

A new video from Qualcomm offers a preview of Snapdragon Flight’s capabilities, showing a drone autonomously dodging obstacles and mapping out 3D spaces with built-in sensors.

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