American Robotics to Purchase Airobotics

drone connectivity, drones and mobile networks, BVLOSAmerican Robotics Pronounces Intent to Purchase Airobotics

by DRONELIFE Employees Author Ian M Crosby

Ondas Holdings Inc., the dad or mum firm of Ondas Networks and American Robotics, introduced that it has signed a time period sheet to amass main Israeli unmanned plane system (UAS) developer Airobotics.

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The acquisition of Airobotics would support within the development of American Robotics’ technical improvement and regulatory roadmap, in addition to increase the breadth of functions, use circumstances and vertical markets AR targets.

Ondas Holdings [NASDAQ:ONDS] is without doubt one of the holdings within the AdvisorShares Drone Know-how ETF [NYSE ARCA:UAV], the one ETF devoted to the drone economic system. The AdvisorShares Drone Know-how ETF is a thematic funding technique in search of to seize the expansion alternatives in drones and autonomous autos (AV).  AdvisorShares is a DRONELIFE sponsor.

“Airobotics’ Optimus System is a complicated automated drone platform designed for high- worth use circumstances in industrial, homeland safety and good metropolis providers markets,” stated Ondas Chairman and CEO Eric Brock. “The proposed acquisition of Airobotics will present strategic know-how, regulatory, and enterprise capabilities to each American Robotics and Ondas Networks, opening new geographies and finish markets and additional strengthening our capacity to ship full end-to-end options for patrons on a world scale. This chance demonstrates the management position Ondas Networks and American Robotics at the moment have in defining next-generation, mission-critical industrial information options and alerts a brand new progress section for the industrial drone sector.”

“We look ahead to becoming a member of the Ondas household and the American Robotics workforce,” stated Airobotics CEO and Co-Founder Meir Kliner. “Ondas Networks has demonstrated market management within the improvement of their wi-fi and automatic industrial know-how platforms, and American Robotics has pioneered absolutely automated drone operation by its precedent-setting FAA past visible line of sight (“BVLOS”) approvals. This mixture will supply Airobotics the chance to increase globally, particularly in the USA, which we consider is the most important marketplace for our Optimus System. The applied sciences and gifted folks at Ondas Networks and AR will strengthen our programs and providers, enhancing our capacity to take part within the scaling of the industrial drone economic system.”

Airobotics is the developer of the Optimus System, a number one autonomous drone-in-a-box UAS platform with functions in industrial, homeland safety, and good metropolis providers markets. The Optimus System consists of the Optimus Drone and the Optimus Airbase, which options robotic battery swapping and robotic payload swapping. These options allow the system to offer near-continuous flight time and multi-option imaging capabilities. The Optimus System additionally options the Insightful Information Platform, an automatic information distribution and processing software program, and supplies clients an enterprise degree automated information seize and evaluation resolution, together with actual time video, and might function autonomously 24/7.

With an energetic buyer base in the USA, Israel, Singapore, and the UAE, in addition to the potential to increase into extra worldwide markets, Airobotics is within the ultimate phases of buying a first-of-its-kind Sort Certificates from the FAA for its Optimus System. The FAA has revealed the system’s security standards, which is able to enable Airobotics to finish its certification, enabling the automation of all phases of flight together with swapping batteries and payloads and ultimately allowing operation over cities and different populated areas.

American Robotics and Airobotics are each acknowledged as main builders of automated drone platforms of their respective markets. Merging the 2 corporations will mix their respective areas of experience, enabling a wider vary of options and providers, in addition to the power to succeed in a bigger scale of markets and functions.

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Ian attended Dominican College of California, the place he acquired a BA in English in 2019. With a lifelong ardour for writing and storytelling and a eager curiosity in know-how, he’s now contributing to DroneLife as a employees author.


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