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Urban Air Mobility: The Future of Intercity Transportation

Human beings have always been on the move. As a species, we have always been migratory creatures, traversing the globe searching for better food sources, water, and more palatable climates. As humans evolved, so did their demands and their modes of conveyance. Humans in areas rich with natural resources forged trading partnerships with neighboring communities. […]

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Outside the Box: Extending the Reach of Drone-In-A-Box Solutions

By: Dawn M.K. Zoldi* Drone-in-a-box (DIB) solutions, an innovative means for autonomous uncrewed aerial vehicle (UAVs) to launch from and return to highly sophisticated, self-contained and networked landing boxes, have improved safety, efficiency and quality of data collection and analysis across numerous market sectors. These systems enable, among other things, beyond visual line of sight […]

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Iris Automation Launches Ground-based Surveillance System, Casia G  

Network airspace sanitization for large-scale BVLOS UAV operations  Reno, NV (April 20, 2022) — Addressing the need for large-scale, safe uncrewed aviation, Iris Automation announces the commercial availability of Casia G, a ground-based version of its detect and avoid (DAA) surveillance solution. Using the same patented AI and computer vision technology as Iris Automation’s onboard […]

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TruWeather Solutions Forges Partnership with Iris Automation for UAS Weather-enhanced Ground-based Surveillance

Closes gap in weather data for flight operations Reston, VA, Reno, NV (April 18, 2022) — Micro weather data and analytics firm TruWeather Solutions has joined forces with safety avionics pioneer Iris Automation to integrate TruWeather’s micro weather services and cost-effective weather sensors into Iris Automation’s Casia G ground-based surveillance system (GBSS). This meshed network […]

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What Is an Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS)?

A sky is a big place, with plenty of room in it for airplanes, helicopters, and now drones. However, the ‘Big Sky’ does shrink a lot when you look at a congested area. Metropolitan areas where most people live is also where most flying activities happen. The big story with sky sharing is the drone […]

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Safely propelling autonomous flight with Casia

A letter from Iris Automation CEO, Jon Damush There is little argument that small, uncrewed aircraft (drones) have tremendous potential for public benefit through low cost, low risk, high frequency, and environmentally friendly airborne operations.  Getting to that point however, requires that we decouple the human from the system—this is what Beyond Visual Line of […]

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