Skyborne Technologies raises cash to fund UAV development

Brisbane UAV maker Skyborne Technologies has raised $5 million (US$2.45) to further commercialisation of its Cerberus GL micro tactical UAV. Cerberus is designed as the world’s lightest armed UAV, weighing only six kilogrammes, with the company targeting the defence and law enforcement market. The capital raised was from a private institutional investor based in Abu…

Emescent’s Hovermap goes on sale

Drone-based inspection and mapping start up Emesent has announced the commercial availability of their revolutionary Hovermap drone payload. The announcement, made at the International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) in Denver, Colorado, brings advanced autonomy capabilities to the simplest of drones. Hovermap includes a 360 degree capable LiDAR-based collision avoidance system, allowing drones to be flown…