Aeryon SkyRanger sUAS and AeryonLive deliver real-time visual information to support event security efforts in Brazil during the Summer Games
Waterloo, ON – October 13, 2016, Aeryon Labs Inc., the leader in small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) for military, public safety and commercial applications worldwide, today announced the successful deployment of Aeryon sUAS solutions during the Summer Games in Rio.
Operated by the Brazilian Federal Police Tactical Operations Command (COT), Aeryon sUAS were used to acquire high-resolution aerial imagery at local event sites from vantage points which could not be accessed by manned aircraft. All video and telemetry captured by the Aeryon SkyRanger was also securely distributed to stakeholders in the Central Command Centre, from where all event security activities were coordinated. The real-time situational awareness provided by the Aeryon solution enabled effective mission planning and the appropriate allocation of on-the-ground resources.
Aeryon provides the Brazilian Federal Police and other public safety agencies a complete, turnkey sUAS solution that includes:
- Rugged, field-proven unmanned aircraft and payloads for all-weather, day- and night-time operations
- An intuitive, software-based flight control platform, that enables sophisticated, autonomous flight operations
- AeryonLive, which delivers video and telemetry securely to all mission participants with less than 10 seconds latency, even in congested network environments
- On-site training and application expertise, including assessment of the operating environment, regulatory support, and network configuration and testing
“Aeryon continues to make significant investments in sUAS capabilities to serve the public safety market,” said Dave Kroetsch, President and CEO, Aeryon. “We are proud to have partnered with the Brazilian authorities to help ensure a safe and successful Summer Games.”
“Aeryon was the only UAS provider to present us a complete solution which satisfied not only our requirements, but those of the local aviation authorities,” said Brazilian Federal Police Tactical Operations Command Coordinator. “The Aeryon solution delivered actionable visual information in a variety of scenarios, and has become an indispensable asset for high-profile missions such as this.”
About Aeryon Labs Inc.
Aeryon Labs is the premier manufacturer of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) which are at the center of major world events and international media stories. The company is the trusted partner of civil and military customers, resellers, and other commercial business partners around the globe. Aeryon Labs is headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Field-tested and mission-proven, Aeryon sUAS set the standard for immediate aerial intelligence gathering by anyone, anywhere, anytime, for a wide range of military, public safety and commercial applications.
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