Several companies have already confirmed their participation as exhibitors at the summit in unmanned systems UNVEX 2012, to be held in Madrid between 23th and 26th April. With this participation it reaches a 75 percent of the exhibition space. Among the companies that will be attending the event there are multiple national companies like Embention.
In addition, UNVEX 2012 will have at this edition the participation of the university environment represented, so far, by the University of Alcalá de Henares, and the polytechnics of Madrid and Sevilla. As for the supports in the event, to the Secretary of State for Defence, business associations of AESMIDE and TEDAE, the Hisdesat company and the technology platform of robotics HispaRob, it has recently joined the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI).
In this edition it will be discussed some of the following issues
- Spanish perspective of the Unmanned Systems.
- European support schemes to research in technologies for Unmanned Systems.
- Joint operations of UAVs in critical environments.
- Using the UAV as a dual platform for aerospace research. PERIGEO program.
- The certification of UAS in the Spanish military.
- UAV integration in non-segregated airspace.
Embention will exhibit its products at UNVEX 2012
Embention will display company main products in the UNVEX show, Veronte Autopilot, responsible for controlling Flamingo, intended for firefighting are two of the products displayed on UNVEX 2012.
Veronte Autopilot is a failsafe avionics system for advanced UAV and drone autonomous control, compatible with all kind of platforms as: airplanes, helicopters, multicopters, hybrids, surface vehicles, etc…
Flamingo consists of firefighting bombs that are transported in cargo aircraft and thrown into the fire by the cargo back door, these are guided by GPS and inertial sensors INS to hit specific areas of fire. The great advantage of this project, compared to existing systems, in addition to the elimination of human risks, is the possibility of performing firefighting in night and with bad weather conditions besides allowing firefighting operations in unreachable locations.