ASYLON DroneDog Security Robot System
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
AFWERX has awarded leading robotic security solutions provider ASYLON Inc. a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to leverage TRL9 commercial DroneDog security robot system for the augmentation of Military Working Dogs (MWD).
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ASYLON’s DroneDog is a high-endurance, agile, and durable quadruped uncrewed ground vehicle (Q-UGV) built to automate ground-based security patrols. Utilizing Boston Dynamics’ Spot Ⓡ robot and ASYLON’s PupPack, DogHouse, and DroneIQ Software, the system has patrolled over 10,000 miles for commercial clients. DroneDog features live video monitoring, remote teleoperation, daytime/nighttime cameras, and automated charging, using advanced robotics to make perimeter security easier. The AFWERX contract will explore the integration of advanced sensor technology and AI/ML technologies…