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Swisscom, ETH partner for world's first solar-powered drone

Monday 28 January 2019 | 11:33 CET | News
The world's first autonomous solar-powered drone has flown 70 kilometres above Lake Neuchatel while connected to Swisscom's mobile network, thanks to its partnership with the ETH university. According to Roland Siegwart, ETH professor and one of the world's leading robotics experts, following this first flight, it is now possible to cover vast areas with autonomous drones and easily control missions from the desktop over the mobile network. Siegwart has been working with Roger Wuthrich-Hasenbohler, Chief Digital Officer and Head of Digital Business at Swisscom, for several years in the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Swisscom
Countries: Switzerland
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