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Accelerate Your Autonomous Drone Development

ModalAI accelerates autonomy development by offering development kits for sUAS, drones and robots leveraging autonomous computer vision, flight control and communications systems. These flight controllers, drones, and companion computers are built in the USA. 

Want to build a VIO drone? Check out our blog post here.

Best-in-Class Development Tools

ModalAI's VOXL platform advances Qualcomm Flight, combining ROS, TensorFlow and PX4 with Obstacle Avoidance and GPS-Denied indoor navigation, in a ready to use package to add autonomy to your drone.

Ready to Fly Development Drones

ModalAI offers multiple, ready-to-fly development drones. It is assembled in the USA. Each drone is manually calibrated and flight tested for VIO-based GPS-denied navigation and Obstacle Avoidance before shipping. You can fly this indoors under the power of computer vision, or outdoors with GPS. The stereo cameras in front enable obstacle avoidance. 


VOXL Supports Multiple Radios

  • WiFi is built in for easy debugging
  • An add-on for 4G/LTE enables cloud connectivity and BVLOS over cellular
  • An add-on for Microhard enables long-range, peer to peer communications

 VOXL Products - PX4 Flight Controllers all the way to Autonomous Computer Vision Development Drones!

Compare VOXL Products

VOXL 2

From $1199.99

VOXL

From $479.00

VOXL Flight

From $549.00

VOXL Flight Deck

$899.00

VOXL m500

$1999.00

Sentinel VOXL 2 Development Drone

$3599.99

Blue UAS Framework 2.0 Autopilot PX4 Autonomous Companion Computer Includes VOXL fused with Flight Core Includes VOXL Flight and vibration-dampened mount Includes VOXL Flight Deck and s500 frame, ESCs, motors and props Includes VOXL 2 flight deck and s500 frame, ESCs, motors and props

16g

36 x 70 mm 

18g

36 x 75mm

24g

36 x 117mm

72g

96 x 150 x 38 mm

1kg

480mm diag.

1kg

480mm diag.

QRB5165

Snapdragon 821

Snapdragon 821

Snapdragon 821

Snapdragon 821

QRB5165
6 MIPI CSI-2 Connections

3 MIPI CSI-2 Connections

3 MIPI CSI-2 Connections

3 MIPI CSI-2 Connections

3 MIPI CSI-2 Connections

6 MIPI CSI-2 Connections
8K30 RGB Rolling Shutter

4K RBG Rolling Shutter

4K RBG Rolling Shutter

FPV/Machine Learning Hi-Res Sensor

FPV/Machine Learning Hi-Res Sensor

FPV/Machine Learning Hi-Res Sensor
Stereo and ToF Sensors Stereo and ToF Sensors Stereo and ToF Sensors Forward Facing 12 MP Hi-Res Sensor up to 4K30 video recording Forward Facing 12 MP Hi-Res Sensor up to 4K30 video recording High-resolution 4k30
Tracking VGA B&W global shutter image sensor

Tracking VGA B&W global shutter image sensor

Tracking VGA B&W global shutter image sensor

45° downward/ forward facing Tracking VGA global shutter image sensor for obstacle avoidance and GPS-denied navigation

45° downward/ forward facing Tracking VGA global shutter image sensor for obstacle avoidance and GPS-denied navigation

Tracking Sensor - Global Shutter VGA
Front and Rear Stereo - Global Shutter VGA

5G, 4G/LTE, WiFi, Microhard, Doodle Labs Add-on 

WiFi, LTE, Microhard

WiFi, LTE, Microhard

WiFi, LTE, Microhard

WiFi, LTE, Microhard

WiFi, 4G/LTE, 5G, Microhard, DoodleLabs add-on
Ubuntu 18.04

Linux Yocto Jethro

Linux Yocto Jethro

Linux Yocto Jethro

Linux Yocto Jethro

Ubuntu 18.04
Open Source Kernel

Open Source Kernel

Open Source Kernel

Open Source Kernel

Open Source Kernel

Open Source Kernel
VOXL Flight - PX4 Autonomy Computer and Flight Controller in one!
from $599.99
VOXL® Flight  Enables Smaller, Smarter, and Safer Autonomous Drones VOXL Flight combines VOXL® and Flight Core into one package. This is the first open computing platform designed specifically for drones (sUAS) to combine the power and sophisticat...
VOXL® Flight Deck - Mount and Fly Autonomously, Assembled Obstacle Avoidance Kit
from $979.99
Mount and Fly PX4 Drone Development for Obstacle Avoidance The VOXL® Flight Deck R2 is a fully assembled and flight ready drone development platform hosting a ModalAI® VOXL® drone and robotics companion computer paired with the ModalAI Flight Core...
PX4 Autonomy and Obstacle Avoidance - VOXL
from $499.99
VOXL® Enables the Smallest Autonomous Drones VOXL is a companion computer that pairs with Flight Core® or Pixhawk® flight controller for obstacle avoidance and GPS-denied (indoor) navigation.  The VOXL advances the Snapdragon Flight and Qualcomm ...
Flight Core - PX4 & ArduPilot Flight Controller
from $229.99
Flight Core is a PX4 & ArduPilot Drone Flight Controller - Assembled in the USA. Flight Core can be paired with VOXL for obstacle avoidance and indoor or outdoor GPS-denied navigation. Flight Core can also be used independently as a standalone...
VOXL Cellular LTE and USB hub add-on
from $249.99
Connect your drone or robot to the internet from anywhere! The LTE Add-on plugs in to the VOXL's board to board connector. When the VOXL is installed with an LTE Add-on they can be paired with a Pixhawk® flight controller or Flight Core®, for co...
Microhard pDDL Carrier USB Dongle
$199.99
Long-range Point to Point Data-link for PCs Create long range, point to point links using pMDDL Microhard modems. This USB dongle allows one to plug in their Microhard module of choice, and connect it to their Linux PC or 2020 Android device using...
VOXL ESC v2 4-in-1 Digital I/O UART Communications
$199.99
High Performance 4-in-1 Electronic Speed Controller Communicate reliably with low-latency digital UART from your flight controller to your 4-in-1 ESC. The VOXL ESC is assembled in the USA and works directly with PX4 and VOXL 2. Includes MCBL-00013...
Power Module v3 for Companion Computer, Flight Controller and ESCs (Drones and Robots)
$79.99
5V/6A Power Module for Companion Computers with ESC Pass-through 2S-6S PX4 ready Power Module with XT60 connector for companion computer, flight controller and ESCs (Drones and Robots). PX4 current and voltage monitoring driver is supported in PX4...
VOXL® Deck (VOXL only, no Flight Core) PX4 Companion Computer with Obstacle Avoidance
$849.99
Want the ease of install and camera mounting of the VOXL® Flight Deck, but have your own Pixhawk? The VOXL® Deck is what you're looking for. The VOXL® Deck comes with  image sensors pre-mounted, calibrated and configured for GPS-denied navigation,...
VOXL® 2 AI & 5G Development Drone - Sentinel
from $3,599.99
Ready to Fly Development Drone with VOXL® 2 Next Generation Blue UAS 2.0 Autonomous AI Autopilot Sentinel is powered by Qualcomm® Flight RB5 technology, featuring VOXL® 2. VOXL 2 is the next generation Blue UAS Framework autopilot. At only 16g, VO...
VOXL m500 - Development Drone for PX4 GPS-Denied Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance
from $2,099.99
Development Drone Assembled in USA Powered by VOXL Smart Autonomy Develop PX4 autonomous flight quickly with this open and fully programmable bind and fly development drone. This is the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Development Drone you have been looki...