droneMay 3, 2023. Asio Technologies, a leading manufacturer of geospatial position systems and tactical defense solutions, announced today the successful completion of several demonstrations of its NavGuard optical navigation system to strategic customers in the United States. The demonstrations were conducted in response to defense and civil customer requests. They involved drones performing aerial navigation activities as well as automatic door-to-door delivery of packages over urban and rural areas without relying on GNSS signals. The successful demonstrations of the NavGuard solution further establish Asio Technologies’ commitment to providing innovative and reliable solutions for the drone industry.

Using the state-of-the-art NavGuard system, the drone was able to accomplish its missions without interruption, even in areas and times where the GNSS line was unavailable or jammed.

NavGuard is a real-time optical navigation system that enables precise, autonomous GNSS-free navigation for tactical UAS platforms, making it an ideal solution for tactical drone missions where payload capacity and flight time are limited, and continuous operation under all conditions is critical. Designed with advanced machine vision technology, AI, and sensor fusion, NavGuard ensures safe and sustainable 24/7 drone missions in complete GNSS blackout. It is a versatile solution for various applications, including defense, commercial, homeland security, and infrastructure security.

“We are thrilled to have successfully demonstrated our cutting-edge NavGuard system in the US,” said David Harel, the CEO of Asio Technologies. “NavGuard is a game-changer in the industry, enabling safe and reliable drone missions in various environments. This solution is ideal for both civil and defense missions, ensuring mission safety and supporting the drone industry’s growth. We are currently demonstrating the NavGuard solution to numerous customers from different fields and with diverse needs and are excited to see the positive response and interest in this groundbreaking technology.”