Connecticut-based Aquiline Drones (AD) is on a buying spree. Last month, the company decided to get a 50% stake in the Netherlands-based AI drone manufacturing firm AerialTronics. And now, AD has acquired ElluminAI Labs to support the development of its in-house artificial intelligence framework called Spartacus.

What is Spartacus?

Spartacus acts as an AI assistant across AD’s drone technology ecosystem that includes drone pilot training, drone manufacturing, commercial drone operations, and cloud solutions.

Supporting voice recognition and voice command, the deep learning assistant is being integrated into AD’s drone pilot training program, Flight-to-the-Future. There, it will answer questions and intervene with precise suggestions based on how students interact with the course curriculum.

In the meantime, Spartacus is also equipped with what AD calls “Machine Vision” skills to analyze drone data in real-time. AD explains that this data analysis is…