Autonomous drones – the drone in the box solutions that deliver drone operations without a pilot onsite – are emerging as an important market sector. Polish autonomous drone company Dronehub is the latest autonomous drone company to get new investment funding in order to grow their operations.
Dronehub has raised 2M PLN in pre-seed funding, allowing it to scale its autonomous drone-in-a-box solution globally. This funding round was led by private investment groups.
“The new investment round will enable Dronehub to further capitalize on its position as a leading innovator in an autonomous drone in a box solution and expand its global presence with new offices located in Singapore and the United Kingdom,” says a company press release. “Vadym Melnyk, CEO of Dronehub, says the investment will allow the company to develop software capabilities, gain international investors in future rounds, and prepare for round A.”
Dronehub (formerly named Cervi Robotics) provides an advance drone-in-the-box, automated solution – the result of a collaboration with the European Space Agency and the European Defence Agency. “Dronehub is the first in the world system that replaces flat batteries with fully charged ones,” explains the press release. “The process takes up to 2 minutes. The solution eliminates traditional battery charging time that can reach up to 3 hours.” The Dronehub ground station system is a mobile station that can be easily transported from one place to another. Dronehub already boasts an impressive list of clients and partners – overseas expansion will help the company take advantage of the growing interest in autonomous drones for security and industrial applications.
Dronehub is working on developing a complete solution. “Drone software development is a key area of focus, and this investment means we have the resources to develop game-changing, advanced, and customer fit software that allow us to scale the whole infrastructure,” said Vadym Melnyk, CEO of Droneub.
“The evolving hardware robotics as a service continues to grow to meet growing commercial, government, and military demand in the world,” says Dronehub.
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