In this section you can find a list of the most relevant Research and Development projects in which CATUAV has participated since 2000:

IOPES - 2020 to 2022

IOPES – 2020 to 2022

IOPES aims at strengthening the preparedness of civil protection and emergency teams (CPET) involved in disaster-related operations. The targets are (1) to provide continuous, time-tagged information about the location of CPETs, no matter whether they are located indoors or outdoors, (2) integrating such information as a new feature of an already operational emergency management system, (3) relying in cartography, either existing or produced by means of fast mapping techniques and Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) ...
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EXO C2-L - 2019

EXO C2-L – 2019

In May 2019 we received from our sister company Exodronics the order to develop a small fixed wing drone that gathered the best performances possible with the current state of the art. We decided to use for the first time a Li Ion battery and a very efficient airframe and propulsion system to maximize system endurance. The EXO C2-L has been designed to be operated fully autonomous from take-off to landing. It also integrates the ...
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REALITY - 2019 to 2021

REALITY – 2019 to 2021

The goal of REALITY is to promote the use of EGNOS for safe drone operations, in the short term and in the context of the EU drone operations vision, the U-Space. For this, REALITY will map navigation performance and safety requirements –i.e., into accuracy, availability, continuity & integrity– and analyze to what extent EGNOS-based drone navigation systems meet them. REALITY works upon four types of social-relevant drone applications as project scenarios: (SC1) maritime surveillance, (SC2) ...
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DRONNEA - 2018 to 2019

DRONNEA – 2018 to 2019

ANNUNZIA is a company in the advertising market that holds more than 80 billboards distributed alongside the Catalonia region. With a large customer base, the ANNUNZIA management team in 2017 defined a new advertising media with an expected great impact in the public, specially designed for the summer season. This new ad-media idea was based on UAVs acting as banner tugs. CATUAV signed a R&D agreement with ANNUNZIA to develop and build three experimental class ...
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A private customer (currently covered by an active NDA) presented us a Request For Information regarding a special development project for a small UAV intended to cover great surfaces, long endurance and with the maximum available payload, in a high payload/total mass ratio. Our Engineering department designed a new class electric powered UAV capable to transport three sensors at once, boarding high resolution RGB optical sensor, multispectral sensor with 5 bands and high end thermal ...
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