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eBee drone

The senseFly’s eBee is a fully autonomous and easy-to-use mapping drone. Use it to capture high-resolution aerial photos you can transform into accurate orthomosaics (maps) & 3D models. The eBee package contains all you need to start mapping: RGB camera, batteries, radio modem and eMotion software.

Key features:
  • Hand launch
  • Ultra-portable fixed-wing with a carry case
  • Automatic piloting and landing
Possible applications:
  • Precise mapping and 3D model creation
  • Search and rescue missions
  • Collaborative navigation of aerial and land robots
  • Agriculture

Access information

Corresponding infrastructureÉcole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Laboratory of Intelligent Systems
LocationRoute Cantonale, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Unit of accessWorking day

Technical specifications

Max. flight range:33 km
Wind resistance:Up to 45 km/h (12 m/s)
Cruise speed:40-90 km/h (11-25 m/s)
Cameras (supplied):senseFly S.O.D.A. (1” 20Mpix sensor)
Radio link range:3 km nominal (up to 8 km)
Weight (incl. supplied camera & battery):Approx. 0.69 kg
Wingspan:96cm
Landing:Automatic, linear with ~5 m accuracy
Max. flight time:50 minutes