ARLINGTON, Va. — Emesent has been named as a finalist in the XCELLENCE in Innovation category of the XCELLENCE Awards by the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI). Emesent’s Hovermap technology was selected from a pool of accomplished applicants as one of several finalists. Winners will be announced during an awards ceremony at AUVSI XPONENTIAL on Tuesday, Oct. 6 from 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. CDT at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.
Hovermap, is a smart mobile scanning unit that combines advanced collision avoidance and autonomous flight technologies to map challenging, inaccessible areas. Its award-winning technology utilizes innovative hardware, advanced algorithms and machine learning to automate collection and analysis of the physical world. Equally capable above ground or underground, indoors or out, Hovermap is a complete mobile LiDAR mapping solution. Hovermap is uniquely versatile, it can be handheld, drone- or vehicle-mounted to map challenging, inaccessible areas and deliver revolutionary efficiency, safety, and operational insights.
“The AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards celebrate the achievements of individuals and organizations who have applied unmanned systems technology to create solutions to address a range of challenges affecting business and society,” said Brian Wynne, president and CEO of AUVSI. “AUVSI is pleased to recognize these finalists for their perseverance and dedication to turn dreams into reality.”
XPONENTIAL offers a broad-based and balanced educational program brimming with cutting-edge content and inspirational insights, ranging from policy implications and technical challenges to use cases and best practices across vertical markets and everything in between. The AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards honor innovators in the unmanned systems industry, including individuals and organizations, with a demonstrated commitment to advancing autonomy, leading and promoting safe adoption of unmanned systems, and developing programs that use these technologies to save lives and improve the human condition.
“We are proud to have been selected as a finalist” says Dr. Stefan Hrabar, Emesent CEO and Co-Founder. This nomination comes as a recognition of the 10+ years of research underpinning our groundbreaking Hovermap technology and our team’s hard work to deliver cutting-edge solutions to our customers. We are looking forward to the ceremony and celebrating the industry’s achievements.”
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI)—the world’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of unmanned systems and robotics—represents corporations and professionals from more than 60 countries involved in industry, government and academia. AUVSI members work in the defense, civil and commercial markets. For more information, visit AUVSI.org.
AUVSI XPONENTIAL is the largest, most significant event for the unmanned systems industry. The 2020 exhibit hall will showcase hundreds of cutting-edge companies from around the world and the conference will feature educational programming by unmanned systems experts, providing information about the future of policy, technology and business solutions and trending topics.