FlytBase and Iris AutomationFlytBase and Iris Automation Partner for Safe Automated BVLOS Drone-in-a-Box Operations

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

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Enterprise drone autonomy platform provider FlytBase has announced a partnership with safety avionics technology leader Iris Automation that will see the integration of FlytBase’s FlytNow with Iris Automation’s Casia G ground-based detect and alert system, allowing for safe BVLOS flights.

The Casia G ground-based surveillance system continuously monitors airspace to guarantee the safety of UAS operations from intruder aircraft. Using Iris’ AI and computer vision technology, its sensors grant a full optical, 360° field of view for locating any aircraft within a 2 km radius. As a ground-based solution, Casia G does not require weighing down the drone with additional payload. By using additional units, the solution’s monitoring range can be extended to form a network of detection nodes and a…