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Smart Battery & Cellular Communication Solutions for UAVs

Packet Digital's products enable drones to extend flight times, increase payload capacities, and unlock a variety of commercial and BVLOS applications By Mike Ball / 20 Dec 2023
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Packet Digital is a leading developer of battery and power system development solutions for UAS (unmanned aerial systems), as well as cellular communications technology through its subsidiary Botlink. UST is delighted to welcome Packet Digital on board as a supplier partner, and we will be highlighting their unique solutions and capabilities across our channels over the next 12 months.

We’ve just launched Packet Digital’s UST supplier profile, which has been written and built by our team in collaboration with the company. The Silver profile showcases their product portfolio, which enables drones to extend flight times and increase payload capacities, and to unlock a variety of commercial and BVLOS (beyond visual line of sight) applications.

Read on to find out more:

solar MPPT Maximum Power Point TrackerThe Packet Digital Solar MPPT (Maximum Power Point Tracker) maximizes power conversion for solar drone platforms with industry-leading efficiency, considering a wide variety of factors such as sunlight changes, solar panel temperature and vehicle orientation.

Lithium-ion batteriesPacket Digital has been a leader in building high-performance, ultra-reliable smart batteries for UAS for years. All of that experience and know-how has gone into creating the company’s first off-the-shelf battery, the Badland 12S battery. Packet Digital also designs and develops custom rugged lithium-ion batteries for your unique UAS requirements, featuring superior energy density and lifecycles compared to standard batteries.

The company also provides powerful battery management software that allows you to control and monitor battery charging and data for entire drone fleets, ensuring maximum safety, reliability, and efficiency for mission-critical operations.

Botlink XRD2 4g Drone control systemBotlink provides command and control drone hardware and software solutions that allow multiple UAVs and drone fleets to be controlled via cellular networks using LTE technology. The Botlink XRD2 provides drone command and control (C2) from anywhere in the world with 4G LTE coverage, allowing safe and efficient BVLOS operations with full end-to-end encryption and built-in authentication.

drone flight planning appThe Botlink Capture app provides simple and intuitive mission planning capabilities for DJI and MAVLink drones, featuring fully automated takeoff, landing, flight and data capture.

To find out more about Packet Digital and their power and communications solutions for UAVs, please visit their profile page:

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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