UK-based UTM supplier Altitude Angel is partnering with Swiss INVOLI. The mixture of Altitude Angel’s airspace and floor hazard knowledge with INVOLI’s low-altitude air visitors consciousness knowledge will present “an unrivalled image of airspace,” says an Altitude Angel press launch.
The 2 firms have labored collectively informally on a number of tasks, together with the African Drone Discussion board Lake Kivu Problem. The official strategic partnership exhibits the worth of collaboration within the quickly evolving UTM house, benefiting drone pilots and serving to within the growth of a sturdy UTM framework for the business.
The next is an Altitude Angel press launch.
London, UK: Altitude Angel, the world’s main UTM (Unmanned Visitors Administration) expertise supplier and INVOLI, the market main low-altitude air visitors knowledge supplier, are to kind a strategic partnership which is able to give ANSPs, operators, pilots and drone-centric danger administration functions, an unrivalled image of airspace. The partnership will assist outline the necessities for UTM each now and sooner or later.
Having labored efficiently collectively on the Gulf of Finland trials all through the summer season of 2019 and most lately on the African Drone Discussion board and Lake Kivu Problem 2020, the place Altitude Angel have been the lead and umbrella UTM supplier and INVOLI delivered its distinctive air visitors consciousness system and drone monitoring resolution, it was clear to each organisations the advantages of shifting from an off-the-cuff working relationship to forming a strategic partnership.
By integrating INVOLI’s full and dependable low-altitude air visitors consciousness knowledge stream with Altitude Angel’s airspace and floor hazard knowledge, by way of its GuardianUTM platform, a real situational consciousness image of the drone ecosystem will likely be created. This in flip will allow organisations who’re adopting UTM applied sciences to have a ‘best-in-class’ enriched knowledge supply.
As well as, Altitude Angel will even have the flexibility to propagate the information from INVOLI to different functions and associate platforms, together with, DroneSafetyMap.com, Guardian App, and bespoke nationwide drone apps from ANSPs.
Manu Lubrano, INVOLI CEO and co-founder stated: “As two of the world’s most progressive organisations whose shared purpose is to open our skies safely and securely to common, automated drone flights, I’m excited by our partnership with Altitude Angel. The following few years are essential for the drone business, and we’re happy to have Altitude Angel at our aspect to collectively allow secure drone-use worldwide.”
Richard Parker, Altitude Angel, CEO and founder added: “Strategic partnerships, just like the one we now have shaped with INVOLI, are a transparent demonstration of how two companies with a mutual imaginative and prescient for future drone flights can collaborate and in doing so, transfer a whole business ahead. The addition of INVOLI’s knowledge to our already complete platform will carry a brand new readability to the airspace image and in doing so, carry BVLOS flight a step nearer.”
Altitude Angel’s airspace and floor hazard knowledge is already built-in into main drone-centric danger administration functions, together with Airmate, Skywatch and Dronecloud. The information equipped provides operators a unified view of the airspace to make sure they’ll fly safely – no matter utility they’re utilizing.
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