German drone maker Quantum Systems plans US subsidiary to meet government demand

Quantum Systems US

German technology company Quantum-Systems is setting up shop in California to meet the growing demand for reconnaissance drones among US military, defense, and public security customers. The new US subsidiary will open its doors on January 1, 2022.

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NDAA-compliant PRISM Sky heavy lift drone to launch with Auterion partnership

Baltimore-based drone manufacturer Watts Innovations has announced the launch of PRISM Sky – a heavy lift, LTE-enabled drone for industrial applications. Powered by Auterion’s open-source ecosystem, the PRISM Sky drone is NDAA-compliant, making it ideal for operators who require products that are manufactured in the US, free of data privacy concerns.

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Auterion partners with thermal imaging company Workswell

Auterion, the Open Source software (and hardware) company that uses its platform to help streamline the work of drone service providers, has some news. Auterion will partner with Workswell to integrate its thermal imaging cameras with Auterion’s Open Source platform.

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After banning Chinese craft, Japan joins open-source drone movement

In 2022, Japan’s government agencies will stop purchasing drones from China to curb potential security risks. Private organizations plan to follow suit. But affordable homegrown options are nonexistent. This is why the leading infrastructure companies are now exploring open-source drone technologies to decrease the cost and complexity of developing new aircraft.

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Auterion’s Romeo Durscher: A connected future and VTOL [Video]

We had the opportunity for a virtual visit with Romeo Durscher this week. He’s the vice-president of public safety at Auterion and truly a pioneer when it comes to the use of drones in the public safety sector. He’s super-knowledgeable and has an outstanding big-picture view of where the drone industry is heading.

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Mars drone developer now wants to build open-source drones for Earth

Switzerland-based maxon, whose precision systems are enabling NASA’s Ingenuity drone and Perseverance rover to explore Mars, is joining forces with open-source drone platform company Auterion.

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