In Brief

Armed with computer vision and a spherical case for its propeller, this drone will make for friendlier skies

According to Fleye, the classic drone design and engineering has suffered from many shortcomings. So they’ve taken it upon themselves to imagine flying robots that are safer, more robust and can put up with a world of hurt.

In an interview with PSFK, co-founder Laurent Eschenauer shared that Fleye was created because his group was dissatisfied with current drone designs which can be safety risks, and so, don’t make for good human assistants.

“Current helicopter designs are dangerous; the high-speed spinning propellers injure people if they come in contact with them.

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