ModalAI launches its smallest development drone VOXL 2 Starling
ModalAI, a Blue UAS framework manufacturer of autonomous drone technology, has launched the Starling, the company’s smallest, smartest, and safest development drone to date. With the VOXL 2 drone autopilot supercharging its core, the Starling packs in powerful computing and artificial intelligence.
Weighing only 275 grams and delivering more than 30 minutes of flight time, the Starling is ModalAI’s lightest and longest-flying development drone. The drone offers autonomous capabilities out of the box because it is powered by the 16g VOXL 2, an autopilot that ModalAI created to advance the US Department of Defense’s Defense Innovation Unit Blue UAS Framework 2.0 Program.
With 15 TOPS of AI processing, VOXL 2 boasts more AI computing than any other autopilot. Powered by the 8-core Qualcomm QRB5165, VOXL 2 Starling houses a PX4 real-time flight controller, three image sensors, TDK IMUs and barometer, GPS and Wi-Fi connectivity, and is assembled in…