Drone Racing League (DRL) is launching an innovation hub to develop next-generation aerial technologies that would disrupt both the sport and the fan experience. For this, the professional drone racing property is partnering with Draganfly, a Canada-based drone manufacturer and solutions provider.
Together, the companies will launch DRL Labs – a research and development center that will advance the sport of drone racing. Draganfly and DRL engineers will work hand in hand to develop new technical solutions within autonomy, sensors, and artificial intelligence ecosystems to contribute discoveries to industries such as humanitarian aid, transportation, and aerial delivery.
More immersive fan experience at drone racing tournaments
As part of this multiyear partnership, DRL plans to incorporate Draganfly’s AI-based Vital Intelligence platform into the 2021-22 DRL World Championship Season. This platform will be able to utilize any camera to monitor a drone…