Inertial Labs partners with Sony for UAV-Lidar solution

Inertial Labs partners with Sony for UAV-Lidar solution

Inertial Labs and Sony have joined forces to develop an advanced Lidar system tailored for Sony's Airpeak drone. This collaboration aims to enhance drone capabilities in applications such as surveying, mapping and cinematic videography. By combining expertise in precision sensing and imaging technology, the partnership holds promise for enhancing efficiency and accuracy in aerial operations across various industries.

The new Lidar system, drawing upon Inertial Labs' expertise in sensor technology, aims to offer exceptional accuracy and detail in aerial mapping and 3D modelling. Teamed with Sony's advanced drone technology, this collaboration is positioned to establish a significant standard in the industry.

Designed with professionals in mind, this advanced Lidar system integrated into Sony's Airpeak drone will significantly improve workflow efficiency and data accuracy, particularly in areas like construction, agriculture and filmmaking.

Promising prospects

"This collaboration aligns with our commitment to innovation and providing our customers with cutting-edge technology," said Kento Sayama, deputy vice president of Imaging Solutions, Sony Electronics. "Inertial Lab's expertise in Lidar and sensor technology complements our vision for the Airpeak, setting a new standard for drone capabilities."

Inertial Labs CEO Jamie Marraccini added: "Working with Sony, a world leader in technology, allows us to push the boundaries of what's possible in drone applications. This partnership is a testament to our shared dedication to advancing the industry."

The collaboration represents a notable step forward in professional drone use and suggests promising prospects for future drone technology in various sectors. The introduction of the new Lidar-equipped Airpeak drone is expected to bring significant advancements to multiple industries, offering enhanced tools for professionals worldwide.

The Lidar solution for Sony's Airpeak drone also serves tunnel inspection purposes. (Image courtesy: Inertial Labs, Sony)
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