Most Read Articles on UST This Week

Here’s our round-up of the five most read articles on this week By Abi Wylie / 26 Jan 2024
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Take a look at our round-up of the five most read articles on UST this week, including new technologies, partnerships, events, and industry successes.

1. Water Quality Monitored with Electric Drones

Water Quality Monitored with Electric Drones

Skyports Drone Services in collaboration with Makutu has successfully completed maiden test flights for a new drone inspection service set to help water companies monitor and improve the quality of river and coastal water. 

The new service, which combines Skyports Drone Services’ expert remote drone operations and winch technology with Makutu’s water testing solution, has launched a pilot study with UK water supplier Northumbrian Water.


2. Robosys to Supply AI-Driven Autonomous Control System for USV

Robosys to Supply AI-Driven Autonomous Control System for USV

Robosys Automation, an AI-driven maritime autonomy and smart-shipping specialist, has secured a contract from Legacy Marine of South Africa for the supply and integration of AI systems for a fully autonomous USV.

The USV’s control system for autonomous navigation uses Robosys’ Voyager AI system, which provides for the onboard navigation, visual and autonomous control of the USV at various levels of autonomy. 


3. Electra Project Launched: Innovation for Aeronautical Sustainability

The Electra Project Kicks-Off: Innovation for Aeronautical Sustainability

Within the framework of the 2023 Aeronautical Technology Programme, Embention, Fiber Laminates, Zelestium and Abervian, have joined forces to work on the Electra project. A cutting-edge initiative addressing the electrification of the Martin 3 S100, a dual seat aircraft with 600kg MTOW.

Electra’s main objective is the development and adaptation of an electric power and propulsion system for ultralight, vertical take-off aircraft (eVTOL) and other electric manned aircraft. 


4. AI-Based Autonomous Drone Solutions for Mission-Critical Military & Civilian Applications

isr drones for situational awareness

Skydio is a leading developer of autonomous drone solutions, designed to empower users around the world with enhanced productivity, creativity and safety. UST is delighted to welcome Skydio 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 Skydio’s UST supplier profile, which has been written and built by our team in collaboration with the company. The Gold profile showcases their state-of-the-art UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) platforms, which are based on over a decade of expert R&D in AI, computer vision and UAS technology, and are designed, assembled, and supported in the U.S.


5. Enhancing Public Safety with Advanced Policing Solutions

Ziyan UAS enhancing public safety with advanced policing solutions

In the face of increasing challenges in public safety, traditional security systems are struggling to respond rapidly to the demand of frequent social activities, high security requirements, and a complex public safety landscape.

Ziyan UAV’s Falcon-10, with its agile maneuverability, high-altitude perspective, wide coverage, and extended endurance, emerges as the “Sky Guardian” in law enforcement.


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