Pink Cat Holdings Subsidiary Skypersonic Demonstrates Distant-Piloted Drone at LoveITDetroit’s Aerospace Reception


Skypersonic’s groundbreaking Skycopter drone was co-piloted by Italian astronaut Roberto Vittori

Pink Cat Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: RCAT) (“Pink Cat” or “Firm”), a hardware-enabled software program supplier to the drone trade, stories that subsidiary firm Skypersonic demonstrated its Skypcopter drone for a VIP viewers at an aerospace reception hosted by the Consulate of Italy in Detroit on the night of Sept. 7.

As a part of the consulate’s LoveITDetroit initiative – a month-long celebration of “Made in Italy in the USA and the Metaverse” – Skypersonic, which is headquartered in Detroit with a European workplace in Turin, Italy, was additionally represented in a panel dialogue on Italian innovation in area exploration.

Skypersonic Founder and CEO Giuseppe Santangelo joined different distinguished panelists together with Normal Roberto Vittori, OMRI, an Italian Air Drive officer and ESA astronaut; Simonetta Di Pippo, an Italian astrophysicist and former director of the United Nations Workplace for Outer Area Affairs (UNOOSA); and Vicky Selva, government director of Michigan Protection Heart.

“It was an honor to be invited onto that panel, and the invitation displays Skypersonic’s latest achievements within the aerospace sector,” stated Santangelo. “Final yr, our firm signed a five-year contract with NASA to supply drone and rover software program, {hardware} and assist to NASA’s simulated Mars mission. Then, simply final month, we introduced that we’d efficiently validated our expertise throughout 15 days of testing on Mt. Etna, an lively volcano in Sicily whose panorama is much like Martian geology.”

Following LoveITDetroit’s aerospace panel dialogue, Skypersonic’s groundbreaking Skycopter drone was demonstrated for the by-invitation-only viewers. A formation of three Skycopters flew across the breathtaking bodily atmosphere that was designed for LoveITDetroit by famend Italian architect and designer Roberto Palomba. The swarm was co-piloted by Vittori, who has participated in three area flights for the reason that ESA chosen him to affix the European Astronaut Corps in 1998. To arrange for the Skycopter demonstration flight at LoveITDetroit, Vittori spent half a day in coaching with Skypersonic’s workforce in Turin.

“[The Skycopter is] definitely a successful mixture with nice potential for each terrestrial and area developments,” stated Vittori. “Examined each within the exterior observer mode and thru the ‘goggles’– just about as a pilot contained in the drone – it actually is a superb machine.”

The Skycopter drone could be piloted just about wherever, from just about wherever, because the Skypersonic workforce lately demonstrated on Mt. Etna in July. Utilizing Skypersonic’s revolutionary Lengthy Vary Actual-Time Distant Piloting System, the drone on the lively volcano in Italy was managed by personnel in Houston, Texas, in actual time. Whereas most drones can’t be piloted with out connecting to the GPS community, Skycopter makes use of expertise that is ready to management and monitor the drone in areas – resembling Mars – the place GPS is just not obtainable.

About Skypersonic
Headquartered in Detroit with a European workplace in Turin, Italy, Skypersonic is a frontrunner in using drones for industrial inspections and first response emergency conditions, in addition to in “Remotely Flying Drones Anyplace™” by way of its ground-breaking Lengthy Vary Actual-Time Distant Piloting System. Skypersonic’s flagship is the Skycopter: a drone with a tiltable video digital camera that’s designed to work in excessive situations and ultra-tight areas. It’s enclosed and guarded by an exterior aerodynamic, ultra-light and ultra-resistant cage to make sure security and keep away from harm to inspected constructions and to the airframe itself. It’s also fitted with an ultra-bright 360° LED lighting system for functions in full darkness, and sensors to detect gases and radiation may also be added. Skycopter makes use of Skyloc expertise: a real-time location and monitoring system capable of management and monitor with extraordinarily excessive accuracy the actions of the drone in indoor situations or the place GPS is just not obtainable. Skypersonic additionally invented the first-ever worldwide civil real-time distant piloting system that permits piloting in FPV (first-person view) any drone (not simply the Skycopter) positioned wherever from a generic web station positioned wherever.

About Pink Cat Holdings, Inc.
Pink Cat gives drone-based merchandise, providers, and options via its 4 subsidiaries and providers the enterprise, navy, and client markets. Teal Drones is a frontrunner in unmanned plane techniques (UAS), and its Golden Eagle is one in every of solely 5 drones accepted by the Division of Protection for reconnaissance, public security, and inspection functions. Skypersonic’s expertise allows drones to finish inspection providers in areas the place GPS is just not obtainable, but nonetheless document and transmit information even whereas being operated from hundreds of miles away. Fats Shark is a number one supplier of First Particular person View (FPV) video goggles. Rotor Riot, LLC is a reseller of FPV drones and tools, primarily to the patron market. Be taught extra at www.redcatholdings.com.

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