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Qualcomm Flight™ RB5 5G Platform Drone Reference Design Pre-Order ($999.99 Deposit)


Qualcomm Flight™ RB5 5G Platform Drone Reference Design Pre-Order ($999.99 Deposit)


Full Price $3999.99 (without 5G modem) - $4499.99 (with 5G modem)

Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Platform Drone Reference Design

A complete drone reference design with low-power, high-performance heterogeneous computing, artificial intelligence engine that delivers 15 TOPS, long-range Wi-Fi 6 and 5G (optional) connectivity, support for 7 camera concurrency, computer vision, and vault-like security. 

Ready to Use Development Features

Software Support for:

  • PX4 Flight Control
  • Ubuntu 18.04
  • Kernel 4.19
  • ROS / ROS 2
  • OpenCV

Product Features:

  • Connectivity Options: Cellular (LTE / 5G / CBRS) and Wi-Fi 6 for ubiquitous and long-range connectivity
  • Integrated Qualcomm QRB5165 premium tier robotics processor
    • High-performance heterogeneous computing at ultra-low power consumption
    • 5th generation Qualcomm® Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine (15 TOPS) for running complex AI and deep learning workloads and autonomous flying
    • Dedicated Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Tensor Accelerator (HTA) delivering 8 TOPS for accurate edge inferencing
    • Dedicated enhanced visual analytics hardware engine enables (EVA) computer vision apps, VIO, SLAM, Stereo Depth Mapping
    • Qualcomm® Spectra 480 CV-ISP featuring 2-Gigapixel/sec ISPs &8K video, 4K HDR, 200MP photo, & 7-camera concurrency enable fully autonomous robots
    • From crypto to DRM, the secure processing unit for ironclad security secures drones at every level
  • Autonomy: Visual Inertial Odometry (VIO), path planning, PX4, GPS-denied navigation, BVLOS, follow me
  • 360 obstacle avoidance: Depth estimation, obstacle detection, mapping and VOA
  • Perception Capabilities: 8K30 & 4K120 cameras, EIS, digital zoom, horizon leveling, multi-camera concurrency

Technical Details

Product Brief


What is Included?

A fully flight tested Qualcomm Flight RB5 drone as shown in pictures, except for battery and RC transmitter. Including:

  • s500 frame customized with Qualcomm Flight RB5 Flight Deck
  • Motors, propellers, VOXL ESCs
  • GPS+Mag
  • 4k image sensor, forward and rearward stereo sensors, tracking sensor that are installed, vibration dampened, mounted, calibrated and tested
  • 5G Modem (Optional)

Not Included

    Model Numbers

    MRB-D0004-1-D1-T1 No 5G Modem

    With 5G Modem

    Additional Components

    Required components sold separately:

    HS Code: 8802.11.00.14

    Important Pre-Order Details

    Full Price: $3999.99 (without 5G modem) - $4499.99 (with 5G modem)

    • This refundable $999.99 deposit will reserve your place in line for the Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Drone Reference Design. Reservations placed today can be expected to ship late Q3.
    • When your Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Drone Reference Design is ready to ship, you will receive an email from ModalAI titled "COMPLETE YOUR ORDER". You will have 30 days from that day to complete your purchase by paying the remaining balance. If you do not complete your purchase or cancel your order within 30 days from that email, we will automatically refund your $999.99 deposit and you will lose your place in the Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Drone Reference Design reservation wait list. If you complete your purchase, your $999.99 deposit will be deducted from the total amount of the purchase, plus applicable taxes.
    • You'll need to use the same email address to complete the balance payment as you're using today for reservation placement.
    • At time of full payment, you'll have the opportunity to add other accessories, such as 5G modem or cameras.

    Qualcomm® is a registered trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated. Qualcomm Flight RB5, Qualcomm® Artificial Intelligence, Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Tensor Accelerator (HTA), and Qualcomm® Spectra are all products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

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