• DelFly Nimble in hovering flight. Credits: Henri Werij, TU Delft.

    DelFly Nimble

    The DelFly Nimble, a new bio-inspired robot developed by MAVLab and employed for insect-flight research, is featured on the cover of the September 14 issue of the Science magazine.

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  • First Anti-Drone Race

    DroneClash To incorporate drones in our lives in a good and safe way, we need anti-drone instruments. On 13 February the TU Delft Micro Air Vehicle Lab (MAVLab) will therefore host the first ever anti-drone […]

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  • Autonomous SPHERES drone learns how "to see" in zero gravity

    Drone learns “to see” in zero-gravity

    During an experiment performed on board of the International Space Station (ISS) a small drone successfully learned by itself to see distances using only one eye, reported scientists at the 67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) […]

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  • DELFTACOPTER – Outback Medical Express

    DELFTACOPTER is a hybrid electric UAV with exceptional efficiency both in hovering and fast forward flight. It is equipped with state of the art on-board stereoscopic wide field of view computer vision. The design combines the […]

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  • See distances with one eye

    New theory allows drones to see distances with one eye

    A new theory has been published that allows drones to see distances with a single camera. TU Delft’s Micro Air Vehicle Laboratory has found that drones approaching an object with an insect-inspired vision strategy become […]

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  • Extremely light-weight Autonomous MAVs

    Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs) are becoming ever smaller and lighter. This opens new areas of application, mainly because of the capability to access small spaces. A straightforward example of such an application is building inspection. […]

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  • Evolutionary Robotics

    Evolutionary Robotics for Micro Air Vehicles

    Small robots with limited computational and sensory capabilities are becoming more commonplace. Designing effective behaviour for small robotic platforms to complete complex tasks is a major challenge. A promising methodology to address this problem is […]

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  • Spinoffs

    Spinoffs

    http://www.dutchuas-tudelft.nl/ http://www.atmosuav.com/ http://www.roboswift.nl/ http://www.heeringuas.nl/

     
  • Optical Flow based Slope Estimation

    Optical Flow based Slope Estimation

    Our open-source “Optical Flow based Slope Estimation” code can be found: first_release_OF_slope_estimation publication: G. De Croon, H. Ho, C. De Wagter, E. Van Kampen, B. Remes, and Q. Chu, “Optic-flow based slope estimation for autonomous […]

     
  • Innovation Awards

    Innovation Awards

    DelFly Explorer is selected to participate at the Innovation Awards: https://innovation-awards.nl/concept/delfly-explorer/  

     
  • BERISUAS Symposium

    BERISUAS Symposium

    BERISUAS stands for “Better response and improved safety through UAS” Read the BERISUAS Publication Project Video: TU Delft is the lead partner of Berisuas. A symposium closing phase 1 was held in Woensdrecht November 6th. See […]

     
  • DIG-it 2014: Swarm of Pocket Drones

    DIG-it 2014: Swarm of Pocket Drones

     
  • 3I

    3I

    Integrated Coastal Zone Management via Increased Situation Awareness through Innovations on Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Project website: http://www.2seas-uav.com/

     
  • Outback UAV Challenge 2014 (team OpenUAS)

    Outback UAV Challenge 2014 (team OpenUAS)

    http://www.uavoutbackchallenge.com.au/ www.uavchallenge.csiro.au/galleries/2014/open_uas/open_uas.php

     
  • IMAV 2014

    IMAV 2014

    The International Micro Air Vehicle conference and competition 2014 (IMAV 2014) took place in Delft, the Netherlands. See: http://www.imavs.org 

     
  • MilFly

    MilFly

     
  • FireSwarm

    FireSwarm

    In this project, research is performed on a swarm of MAVs that will be able to search in a large area in order to detect and monitor forest fires. The MAVs make use of distributed […]