Airobotics, SkyGo plan autonomous drone network for Abu Dhabi
Airobotics has announced a $3.5 million purchase order and joint venture with SkyGo, a UAE-based company that has a commercial license to provide uncrewed aerial transport of goods and services across the city of Abu Dhabi. This news follows the recent acquisition of Airobotics by Ondas Holdings.
The companies will move forward in launching a first-of-its-kind deployment of “Urban Drone Infrastructure” throughout Abu Dhabi for public service. Airobotics Optimus System, an autonomous drone platform with powerful capabilities, will be leveraged for the project. It’s hoped that the system will serve as a benchmark for the rest of the world, especially major cities.
Airobotics and SkyGo expect to deploy more than 20 drone systems across Abu Dhabi over the next few years. Airobotics explains that the drones, subject to necessary approvals and permits, will be deployed at industrial and municipal sites for various services and capabilities including providing…