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

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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Wildlife Surveillance - 2019

Wildlife Surveillance – 2019

Eyeplane, an ESA BIC incubated company, is deploying surveillance services for African Wildlife and automatic treat detection using AI solutions. After Eyeplane the successful testing and operation setup performed in BCN Drone Center, our Test Site facilities, some additional requirements appeared. This lead to our technical and testing pilot staff travelling to Namibia to help Eyeplane solve some of their needs. There, our team performed the following tasks: • Set-up automatic take-off and landing in ...
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DRONNEA - 2018 to 2021

DRONNEA – 2018 to 2021

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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RAWFIE - 2016 to 2018

RAWFIE – 2016 to 2018

RAWFIE (Road-, Air-, and Water- based Future Internet Experimentation) is a project funded by the European Commission (Horizon H2020 programme) under the Future Internet Research Experimentation (FIRE+) initiative that aims at providing research facilities for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The project introduces a unique platform across the space and technology by integrating numerous test beds of unmanned vehicles for research experimentation in vehicular, aerial and maritime environments. The platform will support experimenters with smart ...
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