Draganfly adds Vermeer’s AI-enhanced VPS sensor to Commander 3XL drones
Canadian high-performance UAV producer Draganfly is moving to make further inroads with defense and security clients by partnering with specialized sensor and artificial intelligence solution provider Vermeer, whose visual positioning system (VPS) will be integrated into Commander 3XL drones.
The objective in the pairing is to provide Draganfly access to NYC-based Vermeer’s military and government clients, while offering its own Commander 3XL drone customers the benefit of VPS sensor and software capabilities. Those include using artificial intelligence and artificial reality applications that permit aircraft and robotic ground vehicles to determine their exact location while operating in contested, spoofed, and GPS-denied environments.
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The VPS system is used in pre-planning missions. It then takes over once communication links to UAVs have become…