5D Robotics Acquires Assets of Aerial MOB and Creates New Aerial Division

By Mike Ball / 27 Apr 2016

Aerial Mob camera drone5D Robotics, Inc., a developer of robotic positioning and motion technologies, has announced its acquisition of industrial assets and intellectual property of Aerial MOB, LLC, a drone aerial cinematography company. This acquisition has led to the formation of the 5D Aerial division.

The division provides precise 3D mapping, photogrammetry, thermal and multi-spectral imagery data, empowering focused analytical solutions to vertical markets which include oil and gas, utilities, construction as well as others.

“Our precise position and navigation technology coupled with Aerial MOB’s unmanned aircraft solutions (UAS) will further drive adoption of 5D sensors. This will provide aerial systems with unmatched reliability, preventing flyaways and enabling precision landing, and accurate data collection. The aerial division with these solutions is expected to bring in new revenues for the company,” said David Bruemmer, 5D Robotics, CEO and Founder.

Through this acquisition, Treggon Owens from Aerial MOB joins 5D Robotics as Chief Innovation Officer. Treggon commented, “5D Aerial will focus on bringing products to market for the commercial deployment of UAS. The marriage of our aerospace and robotic families will lead to common efficiencies, innovation and cross-discipline idea sharing.”

Aerial MOB continues to provide aerial cinematography services to film, television studios and production houses.

Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact