The Association for Uncrewed Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) has announced the finalists for the sixth annual AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards. While industry recognitions are often considered important as brag tags, these awards are an especially big deal for the drone industry because AUVSI represents corporations and professionals from more than 60 countries involved in industry, government, and academia.

AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards honor innovators with a demonstrated commitment to advancing the safe adoption of drones, robotics, and autonomous technologies. Programs that use these technologies to save lives and improve the human condition are also celebrated.

Winners are announced during the annual XPONENTIAL gathering, which is the drone industry’s largest trade show and conference. The 2023 XPONENTIAL conference is scheduled to take place from May 8-11 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.

Brian Wynne, president and CEO of AUVSI, says:

This year,…