CASCADE develops a smartphone app to automate drones for good

CASCADE has developed a smartphone app which can connect with off-the-shelf drones and send them to autonomously inspect multiple locations using coordinates received by SMS text message. The project was part of a case study led by Cranfield University aiming at automating control and facilitating communication between multiple drones so they can work on tasks … More CASCADE develops a smartphone app to automate drones for good

CASCADE representative at the Science and Technology Parliamentary Committee discussing the future of commercial drones in UK

Professor Jim Scanlan of the University of Southampton participated in the meeting of the Science and Technology Committee and Defence Committee discussing the future of civilian drone use in the UK on Tuesday 11 June 2019. CASCADE was joined by representatives of the Civil Aviation Authority, the Royal Aeronautical Society, and Association of Remotely Piloted … More CASCADE representative at the Science and Technology Parliamentary Committee discussing the future of commercial drones in UK

CASCADE is looking for an experienced software engineer to build an advanced unmanned traffic simulation environment

CASCADE (Complex Autonomous Systems Configuration and Design Exploratory) is a large EPSRC funded programme grant. It is a partnership between the universities of Manchester, Cranfield Imperial and Bristol and is led by Southampton. The goal of this project is to accelerate the use of advanced Aerial Robotics (drones) for civil and commercial applications. A key … More CASCADE is looking for an experienced software engineer to build an advanced unmanned traffic simulation environment

Autonomy for UAVs

Cranfield University is leading the development of new autonomous UAV technology as part of the CASCADE EPSRC project. Autonomy is a fundamental enabling factor in achieving the wider adoption of UAVs in the UK’s airspace. Initially CASCADE is focusing on demonstrating the benefits that multiple autonomous UAVs can have within a precision agriculture environment. Other … More Autonomy for UAVs