Project AirSim, Microsoft’s new drone simulation software, explained
Microsoft is offering a preview of its new AI-powered simulator for drones, flying taxis, and other advanced aerial mobility (AAM) vehicles. Project AirSim can be used to build, train, and test autonomous drones through hyper-realistic simulations of real-world scenarios. The goal is to help drone makers encode autonomy without the need for deep expertise in AI.
Project AirSim is a result of five years of research and experimentation into deep learning and AI. While the earlier open-source research project is being retired, Microsoft said learnings from the same have inspired the launch of this new end-to-end platform that would allow AAM customers to test and train AI-powered aircraft in simulated 3D environments more easily.
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