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Transport Canada approves Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Commercial Drone Operations with Iris Automation’s Casia Safety Technology

Iris Automation partners with CED Alma and MVT Geo-solutions to conduct commercial BVLOS missions in Quebec SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – October 14, 2020 – Transport Canada has issued the second Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) flights in uncontrolled airspace utilizing infrastructure masking and Iris Automation’s onboard detect-and-avoid (DAA) […]

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Iris Automation WINS Technology & Innovation Category, and Places Third in Commercial Enterprise Operation or Solution Category at 2020 AUVSI XCELLENCE Award

Announced at AUVSI XPONENTIAL awards ceremony on October 6 ARLINGTON, Va. — October 6, 2020 – Iris Automation has been named first place winner in the Technology & Innovation category and third in the Commercial Enterprise Operation or Solution category of the 2020 XCELLENCE Awards by the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI). Iris […]

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Iris Automation Appoints Aerospace Veteran Jon Damush as CEO

San Francisco, Calif. (October 5, 2020) – Commercial drone safety technology innovator Iris Automation announces its new CEO, Jon Damush, effective immediately. Co-founder Alexander Harmsen has been promoted to Chairman of the Board where he will guide strategy for the company and provide thought leadership on beyond line of sight (BVLOS) drone operations. The move […]

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Iris Automation selected as exclusive Detect-and-Avoid provider for Avidrone Aerospace

Avidrone Aerospace to provide Iris Automation’s Casia to power safe beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) operations for long-range UAS cargo delivery San Francisco (August 19, 2020) — Iris Automation today announced it has been selected as the exclusive airborne detect-and-avoid (DAA) provider to Avidrone Aerospace, a leading OEM of long-range, cargo delivery and sensor payload aircraft and autopilot […]

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