World Cities Summit 2014 and the City Falcon

Yaacov Apelbaum World Cities Summit 2014

Yaacov Apelbaum WCS 2014 City Falcon Yaacov Apelbaum City Falcon in Flight

Second day of the WCS and we have been demoing the City Falcon, an Unmanned Aerial Vehicles platform designed especially to operate in crowded urban environments.

 Yaacov Apelbaum City Falcon Propeller Yaacov Apelbaum City Falcon GCS

Standard features include:

  1. Low RPM brushless motors
  2. All weather operational capability
  3. Fully autonomous flight and support for complex orchestrations
  4. Customization for multi radio frequencies
  5. Fire resistant design
  6. Long range flights (over 5 miles)

In addition to all of the above, the UAV also supports specialty custom payloads like environmental, chemical sensors, and multiple types of cameras.

Operational demonstrations included:

  1. Flight through high heat sources (Oil tank fire of over 450º F)
  2. Operating in high wind and high turbulence environments
  3. Evaluation of crowd formation and people flow
  4. Autonomous flights path and homing
  5. Stalking multiple targets of interest
  6. Patrolling and inspections of a chemical plant  and hazardous substances

Yaacov Apelbaum City Falcon Performing Fire Inspection

Yaacov Apelbaum City Falcon Pre Flight

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Word Cities Summit 2014 and XRVision

Yaacov Apelbaum - World Cities Summit 2014 Logo

First day of the WCS—against all odds and after two months of grueling development work, an impossible deadline, and 15 hour days—we delivered and deployed the world’s first standalone, wearable face recognition system.

It is my humble hope that this small contribution of ours will help to make our cities, communities, and public gatherings safer.

Yaacov Apelbaum - XRVision Face Recognition System

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