Intel Falcon 8+ announced, its first commercial drone

Intel, better known for being one of the famous processor chip producers on the planet, has decided to enter a drone market. It has announced company’s first commercial drone that called as Intel Falcon 8+. The new flying device is positioning for fulfil requirement to the industrial inspection surveying and mapping.


It brings Intel Falcon 8+ UAV accompanied by Intel Cockpit for ground control and Intel Powerpack to power the UAV. New Intel Falcon 8+ first commercial drone boasts the triple-redundant AscTec Trinity autopilot. Like its predecessor (named the AscTec Falcon 8), the new one has similar features. The drone is utilized a water-resistant cockpit outfitted with a joystick and tablet.

Intel Falcon 8+ is capable to fly for up to 26 minutes at a time on a redundant power pack. Well, it is a pretty enough for The system provides detailed images and gives valuable structural analysis. That’s able to users detect and prevent further damage to infrastructure.


Its V-form octocopter comes with full electronic system redundancy covering batteries. Thus, it can communications and sensing, alongside outfitted for industrial inspection, surveying and mapping for professionals and experts.

The V-form has dimensions of 768 x 817 x 160 mm with a take off weight of 2.8 kg (6 pounds) when loaded with a camera. The center of Intel Falcon 8+ is a Cockpit that packed by an Intel chipset-powered tablet for planning and conducting complex flight patterns. It is also monitoring the live video feed via a low latency digital link up to 1080p resolution with a 1 km range. Good thing, users can easily flight control of the drone by a single hand joystick.


Company mentioned that Intel Falcon 8+ drone hasn’t been approved by the Federal Communications for sale or use in United States. The official price or availability of the drone is still unknown.

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Intel Announces Commercial Drone: Intel Falcon 8+ System


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