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CES 2016: Intel drone dodges crashing object

Chip-maker Intel demoed a collision-avoiding drone at its CES press conference.

The aircraft is fitted with one of the chip-maker's RealSense sensors, allowing it to quickly respond to unexpected obstacles.

The Yuneec Typhoon H drone was able to autonomously alter its flight path when a mock tree fell into its path during a live demo.

Intel's chief executive Brian Krzanich talked the audience through the incident, which can be seen in video above.

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  • 06 Jan 2016
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