Detect-and-avoid

CAL Analytics Detect and Avoid Used in NY Drone Corridor

NUAIR Deploys CAL Analytics Detect and Avoid Service and CMP in NY’s 50-mile Drone Corridor by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Autonomous systems leader CAL Analytics will be incorporating its proprietary detect and avoid (DAA) service and contingency management platform (CMP) into New York’s 50-mile Drone Corridor. The Drone …

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TruWeather and Iris Automation Partner

TruWeather and Iris Automations to Provide Weather Data for Flight Operators by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Weather data analytics provider TruWeather Solutions today announced a partnership with safety avionics leader Iris Automation for the integration of TruWeather’s micro weather services and weather sensors into Iris Automation’s Casia G …

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Vigilant Aerospace Detect and Avoid

Vigilant Aerospace Detect and Avoid Drone Safety System Wins NASA’s Commercial Invention of the Year Award by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby This week, NASA announced that the technology licensed to Vigilant Aerospace and leveraged in its FlightHorizon detect-and-avoid and airspace management product has been recognized with NASA’s Commercial …

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Iris Automation Inks Drone Safety Agreement with Transport C…

Source: Iris Automation California-based drone-tech provider Iris Automation is helping commercial drones over Canadian skies stay safer after the nation’s FAA equivalent, Transport Canada, chose the company’s Casia collision avoidance system as part of a new tech-demo program. Conducted by the National Research Council Canada (NRC) on behalf of the …

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Drone Startup Iris Acquires $13 Million in Series B Funding …

Source: Iris Drone startup Iris Automation is gaining financial altitude after announcing a $13 million Series B funding round today. Iris develops advanced detection systems that bolster Detect-and-Avoid (DAA) capabilities which, in turn, enable safer commercial drone operations. New investors Sony Innovation Fund and Verizon Ventures join follow-on investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Bee Partners and OCA …

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Drone Partners Earn Canadian BVLOS Certification

File photo MVT Geo-solutions has partnered with Iris Automation in a successful bid to receive the first Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Special Flight Operations Certificate by Transport Canada using only onboard Detect-and-Avoid. The approval was granted based on deployment of Iris Automation‘s DAA system, Casia. The solution provides commercial drones with automated collision …

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The Flying Object Fund Invests in Vigilant Aerospace

Image courtesy Vigilant Vigilant Aerospace, supplier of the FlightHorizon situational consciousness and detect-and-avoid system,  acquired a brand new funding this week from Kluz Ventures, by its industrial drone and robotics fund The Flying Object. Vigilant Aerospace’s product, FlightHorizon, is a situational consciousness and detect-and-avoid system for drone pilots, manned plane …

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