Drone Threat Assessment Patent Triggers Lawsuit Between Rivals
Oct. 28, 2021, 8:16 PM
XiDrone Systems, founded by a former helicopter pilot with a Florida sheriff’s department, filed a lawsuit against a rival firm it says is copying patented techniques for ways to identify and assess drones entering airspace.
complainttargets 911Security’s AirGuard system, used at the NFL Pro Bowl and the University of Kentuckyand for the Houston Astros and Chevron
- Complaint was filed in federal court in Dallas, where 911Security is based
- The competing systems use radar and radio-frequency technologies to identify class 1 and class 2 drones operating near sensitive or protected airspace and assess their potential risk …