Nested 5G Nokia Drone Networks solution boasts CE certification
Finland’s Nokia has released what it calls the first-ever turnkey nested drone solution for public safety and enterprise users boasting CE certification by fulfilling the European Union’s safety requirements.
Long known for its mobile and other digital communications activities, the Finnish company’s more recent work in robotics now gives rise to its Nokia Drone Networks platform – a nested combo whose dual gimballed UAVs connect via 4G/LTE and 5G to enable edge cloud processing of collected data. Paired onboard modems allow craft to remain in contact with multiple networks at once, offering system redundancy often required by aviation regulatory bodies, and ensuring operational safety that was necessary to obtain CE certification.
Those factors, Nokia says, mean its Drone Networks product is compliant with European Union Aviation Safety (EASA) Agency and US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, particularly in terms of…