Iris Automation Casia GIris Automation Launches Casia G: Ground-based Surveillance System

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

Today, Iris Automation announced that its ground-based detect and avoid (DAA) surveillance solution, Casia G, will be made commercially available. Utilizing the same AI and computer vision technology as Iris Automation’s onboard solutions, Casia G offers a full optical, 360° degree field of view to detect, alert and enable operators to avoid both co-operative and non-cooperative aircraft for safe beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) flight.

Casia G establishes a zone of sanitized, monitored airspace for the safe operation of UAVs. Perfect for operations in both fixed or temporary locations, Casia G supports drone-in-a-box solutions and can be used to either supplement or replace human visual observers.

“A human has sufficient visual acuity to see airborne traffic only within a +/-5 degree field of view around our focal point – we have to scan the sky, and…