Machines Like Us: Robots and Drones at Work

Brandon Basso, 3D Robotics

Drones in Agriculture

Brandon Basso, Director of Research and Development, 3D Robotics

Brandon Basso earned his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He currently leads R & D at 3D Robotics. His past autonomous vehicle research involved controlling teams of small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) performing collaborative search/track tasks. At 3D Robotics, he is developing aerial mapping solutions with autonomous fixed-wing and multirotor aircraft. The solutions are targeted at the agricultural industry for the purpose of increasing farm yield by providing farmers with accurate aerial imagery for crop analysis.

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