Centre for Marine Applied Research
proving the efficacy of drone gathered water samples
In October, 2020, Spiri and the Centre for Applied Marine Research began work with Environment & Climate Change, Canada to pilot the use of drones in collecting water samples for the Canadian Shellfish Sanitation Program.
University of Montreal
flocking with the European Space Agency
In November 2018, the MIST Lab of University of Montreal visited the European Space Agency in Lanzarote. They tested flocking algorithms developed with Spiri for use in exploring other planets, as well as our own.
collision recovery and inverted flight
Researchers at the Center for Intelligent Machines at McGill University have been researching collision recovery and inverted flight. Spiri flips upside down and continues to fly!
Spiri and the Arctic
Development is underway at the Intelligent Systems Laboratory of Dalhousie University to enable ocean-based missions combining aerial, surface, and underseas robots.
responding to music
Animals use gestures and sounds to communicate. Music is a highly mathematical kind of language. Researchers at Concordia University are bringing it to Spiri.