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BU Researcher Using Drone Racing to Train AI

In a case of where racing, in this case. Drone Racing has been able to advance the general state of the industry Boston University researchers are using competitive drone racing as a testing ground to advance AI-controlled flight. Wil Koch a researcher as Boston University,  was hooked on racing and the use of FPV, “You put the goggles on and ...

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Drone Racing League Signs More Sports Deals

Drone Racing League Signs More Sports Deals

Source Drone Racing League The Drone Racing League (DRL) this week announced new first-time partnerships with sports drink BODYARMOR, apparel brand Champion Athleticwear and gaming furniture brand RESPAWN as part of the 2020 DRL Allianz World Championship Season. Throughout the season, DRL pilots battle it out in the DRL SIM, the immersive drone racing video game available on Steam and XBOX. ...

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Drone Racing League Wagers Success on Betting Deal

Drone Racing League Wagers Success on Betting Deal

Source: Drone Racing League Genius Sports is betting on the success of drone racing. The global sports data company signed a licensing agreement with the Drone Racing League to launch DRL into the skies of sports betting. “The multi-year partnership will reimagine the gaming landscape, marking an initial step towards creating a first-ever, league-approved drone racing product in the United States,” ...

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Drone Racing League Taps Former NBA All-Star to Lead STEM Program

Drone Racing League Taps Former NBA All-Star to Lead STEM Program

Source: DRL The Drone Racing League today teamed up with two-time NBA Champion and 11-time NBA All-Star Chris Bosh ahead of the 2020 DRL Allianz World Championship Season, which starts tomorrow night. Appointed as Dean of DRL Academy, Bosh will lead the league’s STEM program to inspire the next generation of technologists and digital athletes while “advancing diversity and inclusion in tech and ...

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University Drone Racing League Flies into Simulation Series

University Drone Racing League Flies into Simulation Series

Source: IUDRO With the spectator-less sporting world navigating limited, COVID-adjusted game schedules, the world of simulated drone racing is scratching the spectating itch of thrill-seeking fans globally. Most recently, IUDRO (International Universities Drone Racing Organization) launched a drone eSports platform in collaboration with LuGus Studios, a Belgium-based software developer. The Liftoff-IUDRO Series will pit university students in a simulated drone ...

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Drone Racing Virtual Series Concludes Sunday

Drone Racing Virtual Series Concludes Sunday

Source: DRL While live sporting events across the globe have been hampered by the COVID pandemic, drone racing keeps flying fast. On Sunday, the Drone Racing League will present the winner-take-all championship of the 2020 FanDuel DRL SIM Racing Cup, the fantasy, virtual drone racing series, on NBCSN and DRL’s Twitter. Here’s how it works: A dozen elite drone pilots ...

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