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It is Fugro’s first partnership working towards long-range Beyond Visual Line of Sight missions (BVLoS), bolstering Fugro’s existing Geographic Information System (GIS) capability. Carbonix will supply Volanti, and Ottano vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drones over the next 27 months, to further enhance Fugro’s remote operations. Fugro is a world leader in the transition to...
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Drones were identified in the bushfire royal commission and the NSW bushfire and flood inquiries as providing the potential for much greater use in the future to help identify and prepare for hazards. Dario Valenza, founder of Carbonix, says thermal cameras on the drones could quickly verify fires started by lightning in remote regions, helping to direct fire crews to the...
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Carbonix has partnered with SA Power Networks and communications technology provider Nokia to advance the use of long-range Un-Crewed Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in aerial inspection work and flood monitoring on remote electricity distribution network assets. In the initial phase of the partnership, a Carbonix Volanti UAV was used to prove the Beyond Visual Line of...
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Minister for Science and Innovation Ed Husic has rolled out a series of programs aimed at boosting Australia’s technology education pipeline, including a ‘Start Up Year’, a consultation process with universities where students can tack on an extra year of HELP-funded study to commercialise a start-up idea.  But the recent Optus hack, and the countrywide...
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Anduril, the US defence tech start-up led by billionaire tech entrepreneur Palmer Luckey, has placed an order with Carbonix, a deal that could see Australian drones used in US defence missions. Carbonix is teaming with ASX-listed independent aerospace manufacturer Quickstep Holdings to fulfil the order, with components for Carbonix’s Volanti aircraft to be manufactured at...
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Carbonix is selected by the Australian National University (ANU) in a tender process to supply endurance drones at the ACT Rural Fire Service to help with the early detection of bushfires. In August, Carbonix raised $6.3m in a round led by ASX-listed defence aerospace manufacturer Quickstep. Dario Valenza, the founder of Carbonix, said the company...
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Carbonix and Robotic Skies Inc, a global marketplace for commercial drone maintenance services are partnering to provide an international field support program for customers who operate Carbonix Volanti and Domani UAVs. Brad Hayden, Robotic Skies Founder and CEO, said: “We’re thrilled to work with Carbonix and be their partner specialising in UAV maintenance and repair....
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Following the feature in the Australian Financial Review, some more interest was picked up by the Australian press. Here is an interview with Founder and CTO Dario Valenza (the segment starts at 9min 20sec): https://www.ausbiz.com.au/media/startup-daily-tuesday-24-august-microsoft-drones-and-cybersecurity?videoId=13923 And companion article: Drone venture Carbonix lands $6.3 million seed round
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Carbonix recognised by the Australian Financial Review on occasion of some significant milestones for the business. For more than 65 years The Australian Financial Review has been the authority on business, finance and investment news in Australia. It has a reputation for independent, award-winning journalism and is essential reading for Australia’s business and investor community....
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Honeywell identifies Domani as the leading craft to integrate its new small form-factor airborne satellite communication hub. Radio communication range is a limiting factor for efficient fixed-wing drones. Carbonix already offers a mesh radio network that can practically extend range. But where such infrastructure can’t be put in place, satellite connectivity is the only alternative....
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