Implementing a System Architecture for Data and Multimedia Transmission in a Multi-UAV System

  • Borey Uk
  • David Konam
  • Clément Passot
  • Milan Erdelj
  • Enrico Natalizio
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10866)


The development of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) along with the ubiquity of Internet of Things (IoT) enables the creation of systems that can provide real-time multimedia and data streaming. However, the high mobility of the UAVs introduces new constraints, like unstable network communications and security pitfalls. In this work, the experience of implementing a system architecture for data and multimedia transmission using a multi-UAV system is presented. The system aims at creating a bridge between UAVs and other types of devices, such as smartphones and sensors, while coping with the multiple fallbacks in an unstable communication environment.



This work has been carried out in the framework of the FUI project AIRMES (Heterogeneous UAVs cooperating within a fleet) and IMATISSE (Inundation Monitoring and Alarm Technology in a System of SystEms) project, which is funded by the Region Picardie, France, through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

The authors would like to thank Syntony GNSS, which employs Borey Uk, for adapting their schedule so that this work could be carried out.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Borey Uk
    • 1
  • David Konam
    • 1
  • Clément Passot
    • 1
  • Milan Erdelj
    • 1
  • Enrico Natalizio
    • 1
  1. 1.Sorbonne Universités, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, UMR CNRS 7253 HeudiasycCompiègneFrance

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