Send in the drones: Pointerra, Carbonix partnership to reshape data and analytics in mining

Leading drone solutions provider Carbonix and geospatial analytics company Pointerra join forces to elevate LiDAR data processing in the Australian drone industry. Perth-based Pointerra (ASX:3DP) has signed a strategic partnership with leading drone solutions provider Carbonix as the two companies look to revolutionise the way the Utilities and Mining sectors in Australia leverage drone technology for enhanced data collection […]

Carbonix collaborates with Woolpert to employ cutting-edge drone to collect geospatial data for coal mine rehabilitation

Carbonix is collaborating with global aerial survey specialist Woolpert to assist with the rehabilitation of one of New South Wales’ oldest open cut coal mines, using cutting-edge drone and geospatial data capture technology to help in this transition.   Situated in the Upper Hunter Region, rehabilitation areas will be surveyed and modelled to identify hotspots, which […]

Carbonix partners with Skyports Drone Services to scale up long-range drone operations in Australia

Carbonix has partnered with global drone operator, Skyports Drone Services,  to scale beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) operations across the country using its long-range vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft .  In the first phase of the partnership, Skyports Drone Services will embed specialist international drone pilots within Carbonix. The expert pilots will provide […]

Australia’s Journey Toward Sovereign Drone Capability

The Australian Defence Force would quickly begin using locally made surveillance drones under an Albanese government push to make the nation’s military less dependent on cheap imported technology from China. The government’s Advanced Strategic Capabilities Accelerator (ASCA), a new agency created to spur innovation in the defence sector, has sought advice from Australian companies and […]

Carbonix and Hitachi Vantara sign MoU to support aerial data capture

Carbonix has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hitachi Vantara, a global specialist in providing intelligent data platforms, infrastructure systems and digital expertise. With Hitachi Vantara taking delivery of a Volanti – Carbonix’s advanced all-electric fixed-wing uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAV) – earlier this week, the strategic partnership aims to leverage its capabilities to provide […]

Carbonix Volanti drone debuts in Michigan, US

Carbonix has completed the first test flight for the company in Michigan. The fixed-wing ‘Volanti’ device is being deployed under a landmark agricultural program to use sensors in the air to predict crop yields on the ground. The drone, piloted by consultants ArgenTech, is working towards being flown ‘beyond visual line of sight’ (BVLoS) of the […]

Carbonix receives BARS certification for critical resources drone operations

Carbonix is proud to announce its recent achievement of the Basic Aviation Risk Standards (BARS) certification. The BARS certification is an internationally recognized program that provides a standard for remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) operators to assist in the risk-based management, ensuring rigorous oversight of contracted RPAS operating activities. The certification is a critical component […]

Drone developer Carbonix eyes US defence sector in partnership with ArgenTech Solutions

Sydney-based drone developer Carbonix has struck a partnership with New Hampshire-based ArgenTech Solutions in a move that will drive the company’s ambitious expansion into the US defence sector. The US company will provide services such as flight operations, maintenance and pilot training using Carbonix’s new generation unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). The partnership comes on the […]

Quickstep ramps up drone production with multimillion-dollar Carbonix contract

Quickstep Holdings (ASX:QHL) has signed its second major drone contract with Carbonix, inking a new $2.3 million deal that will see the leading Australian drone manufacturer triple its production over the next year. Under the 12-month contract, Quickstep will produce 40 of Carbonix’s latest long-range unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) over the next 12 months, using its […]