aerial robot and Sky Go Cargo Shippinga UAE-based company with a commercial license to provide unmanned goods and services in the city of Abu Dhabi, has agreed to form a joint venture to provide aerial drone services to the city of Abu Dhabi.
Airobotics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ondas Holdings, is a provider of private industrial wireless networks and commercial drones and automated data solutions.
As part of the partnership, Airobotics has received an initial multi-system purchase order of $3.5 million from SkyGo upon completion of required formalities. The purchase order is conditional on completion of the proof of concept.
Through the SkyGo joint venture, Airobotics and SkyGo will deploy Optimus Systems in industrial and municipal locations, utilizing the autonomous Optimus System drone platform to provide a variety of services and functions.
Airobotics and SkyGo expect to deploy more than 20 systems in Abu Dhabi over the next few years. The term sheet with SkyGo follows Ondas’ acquisition of Airobotics.
The SkyGo joint venture program was developed and facilitated by our strategic partner, DoverTower DMCC, a UAE-based company specializing in large-scale technology collaborations in the country and the region.
Meir Kliner, Founder and CEO of Airobotics, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with SkyGo’s visionary leadership to deploy valuable drone services to Abu Dhabi City’s critical infrastructure, logistics and government customers.
“The combination of SkyGo’s market and application expertise with Airobotics’ powerful technology platform makes for a powerful partnership.
“We believe that SkyGo Abu Dhabi’s go-to-market model for smart city drone services will expand across many markets around the world, offering a variety of smart city data solutions in urban environments.”
The Airobotics Optimus Urban Drone Infrastructure is expected to be deployed throughout Abu Dhabi to perform various types of missions, including delivering public services in a sustainable and scalable manner.
Urban Drone Infrastructure is designed to operate as a network of smart drones that will be used in a variety of situations including aerial priority delivery and surveillance missions to improve the safety and quality of industrial operations at ports, railways, highways and more. soon.
Mohammed Al Dhaheri, CEO of SkyGo, said: “Our partnership with Airobotics will allow us to offer a wide range of services to our customers in Abu Dhabi using their Optimus system, an A powerful platform for autonomous drones.
“Through this partnership, SkyGo will benefit from the technical expertise of the Airobotics team as well as our innovative business model and local knowledge.”
SkyGo is recognized as a leading innovator in the deployment of commercial drone solutions in the UAE, with extensive relationships and experience in aviation permits and permits in Abu Dhabi.
Through the SkyGo joint venture, SkyGo and Airobotics will deploy the Airobotics Optimus system as Abu Dhabi’s urban drone infrastructure.
Airobotics and SkyGo agree to acquire certain rights in the joint venture to access and use the Optimus system and to market, sell and distribute certain services related to the use of the Optimus system, including data collection and analysis services.
The parties intend to work together to deploy more than 20 Optimus systems throughout Abu Dhabi to serve third parties, including certain government entities. Airobotics expects initial commercial customer deployments from the SkyGo joint venture in the first quarter of 2023.