A drone that can fly without the help of humans is one step closer to hitting the skies of Israel.
Optimus can fly for half an hour without a human pilot on the controls.
Its creator, Airobotics, recently became the first in the world to be granted permission to fly an automated drone.
Ran Krauss, CEO of Airobotics, said: ‘Our core technology is truly autonomous.
‘That means drones are launched and landed automatically, without need for a pilot.’
The vehicle is launched from an automated ‘airbase’ which is pre-programmed using computer software.
‘Our system is easily operated by anyone from anywhere,’ he said.
‘And drones are deployed from a click of a button.’ FULL STORY