This autonomous, solar-powered drone from French manufacturer XSun has a variety of potential applications in traffic systems, including mapping and asset management. In this video – shot as the company showcased the vehicle at the ITS European Congress in Toulouse last week (May 30-June 1) – the company’s Nathan Terrien explains more about how it works and what it can be used for. #ITSToulouse2022
VIDEO: Solar-powered drones – the future of traffic management?
Tom has edited Traffic Technology International (TTi) magazine and its Traffic Technology Today website since May 2014. During his time at the title, he has interviewed some of the top transportation chiefs at public agencies around the world as well as CEOs of leading multinationals and ground-breaking start-ups. Tom's earlier career saw him working on some the UK's leading consumer magazine titles. He has a law degree from the London School of Economics (LSE).