The fearless lifesaving drone

Gimball
11 March 2016

Is this the future of research and rescue missions? Having won the one million dollar 2015 UAE Drones for Good 2015 award, Flyability’s spherical Gimball is a lifesaver – literally. It’s world’s first collision-tolerant flying robot.

The Switzerland-made UAV can fly close to people and remain stable, whatever it comes into contact with. Currently being used for industrial inspection and search and rescue operations, it allows professionals safe and easy access to places normally out of reach, such as the heart of a glacier.

Watch the crash-free drone in action in this video from Futurism:

Submitted by

Lisa Goldapple. Editor, Atlas of the Future

Project leader

Patrick Thévoz, CEO, Flyability

Location

Switzerland (Lausanne)

Tags: Awards, Drones, safety.

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