Commercial UAV 2021 Pitch the Press Winners

Commercial UAV 2021 Pitch the Press Winners

Las Vegas, NV, September 9, 2021:

Three corporations throughout the UAV business had been chosen as winners of the Pitch the Press occasion going down at Commercial UAV Americas 2021: Emesent, BRINC Drones, and vHive. Their newest merchandise had been pitched rapid-fire to a panel of high-profile press representatives on the present, and symbolize the leading edge in autonomy, purposes, and scalability.

Emesent’s Hovermap platform caught the attention of the panel for its versatility and its forward-looking capability to allow autonomy. The 1.8-kilogram Hovermap product can be utilized on UAVs, however can be placed on a backpack, held within the hand, or mounted on one other car. Using the 16-laser puck-style lidar to map the environment, Hovermap will be utilized in a wide range of situations. Because it makes use of Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) mapping algorithms, Hovermap can also be able to flight and mapping in GPS-denied environments, which may open up purposes for underground, city, and indoor areas. In addition to the pliability, Hovermap makes use of the SLAM expertise for automation, leveraging it for improved collision avoidance.

BRINC Drones is a Las Vegas-based startup that creates tactical drone methods geared toward saving lives in crucial security and safety incidents. Moved to motion following the tragic Mandalay Bay capturing in 2017, the corporate developed the LEMUR drone that has a number of modular attachments and options. The LEMUR is designed to assist regulation enforcement, SWAT, hearth and emergency responders to clear rooms and de-escalate probably harmful conditions. By enabling communication instantly with an onboard public tackle system, the supply of small payloads, and, if needed coming into inside areas by breaking glass with an onboard software, LEMUR can facilitate crucial conditions.

vHive makes a software program answer that helps organizations to shortly and precisely digitize their infrastructure or property right into a digital twin. For overlaying a number of properties and large-scale tasks, vHive affords a novel answer that enables a number of off-the-shelf drones to fly in unison to finish a single seize. The software program is agnostic to the topic being scanned so it may be deployed from buildings to mobile phone towers or cranes. By permitting asset house owners to decide on their very own drone platforms and reducing the period of time wanted to scan their property, software program like vHive affords could considerably decrease the barrier for corporations needing to create digital twins going ahead.

Pitch the Press is a novel alternative for exhibitors to current their merchandise to a gaggle of editors and reporters on the lookout for essentially the most distinctive new expertise being showcased at Commercial UAV Expo. Seventeen exhibitors had been chosen from 131 exhibiting corporations to share their new services or products throughout the one-hour occasion. Each exhibitor gave a short elevator pitch to members of the media, adopted by a one-minute Q&A.

“This yr’s exhibit flooring is stuffed with improvements – from software program to {hardware} and the whole lot in between,” mentioned Jeremiah Karpowicz, Executive Editor at Diversified Communications. “The chosen panel of journalists heard pitches throughout the business and selected three options that turned their heads – however the cross-section of options offered is consultant of simply how far the complete UAV business has are available cutting-edge areas of autonomy and superior sensor expertise.”

Pitch the Press gives attendees a way of what merchandise will be additional explored on the Commercial UAV Expo exhibit flooring, which accommodates greater than 130 exhibitors from all over the world. Understanding the alternatives that corporations like vHive, Emesent and BRINC Drones are creating is only the start of the place and the way the business will advance.

The “Pitch the Press” panel included Miriam McNab from DroneLife, Patrick Sherman from Roswell Flight Test Crew, Stuart Walker from LiDAR Magazine and Danielle Gagne from Commercial UAV News.

About Commercial UAV Expo Americas

Commercial UAV Expo Americas, offered by Commercial UAV News, is a world convention and expo completely centered on industrial UAS integration and operation overlaying industries together with Construction; Energy & Utilities; Forestry & Agriculture; Infrastructure & Transportation; Mining & Aggregates; Public Safety & Emergency Services; Security; and Surveying & Mapping. It takes place September 7-9 at The Mirage in Las Vegas. Its European sister occasion takes place 18-20 January 2022 on the RAI Amsterdam.

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Commercial UAV Expo Americas is produced by Diversified Communications’ expertise portfolio which additionally consists of Commercial UAV Expo Europe; Commercial UAV News; Geo Week comprised of the International Lidar Mapping Forum, SPAR 3D Expo & Conference, AEC Next Technology Expo & Conference; Geo Week ENewsletter, SPAR 3D ENewsletter, AEC Next ENewsletter. For extra details about exhibiting at Commercial UAV Expo, go to Exhibiting Information or contact Katherine Dow, Sales Manager, at or +1.207-842-5497. For attending info, go to or electronic mail


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