Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (CSE: FLT), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Sponsored Research and Collaboration Agreement with the University of Toronto and Defence Research
and Development Canada (DRDC) through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Collaborative Research and Development granting program to jointly develop a vision based navigation solution for UAV’s (drones) to safely navigate without the reliance of GPS technology.
About Drone Delivery Canada
Drone Delivery Canada is a drone technology company focused on the design, development and implementation of its proprietary logistics software platform utilizing drones.
The Company’s platform will be used as Software as a Service (SaaS) for government and corporate organizations. Drone Delivery Canada Corp. is a publicly listed company trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol FLT.
“We are working on this next generation BVLOS (beyond visual line of sight) drone technology with some of Canada’s smartest minds”, commented Paul Di Benedetto, CTO of Drone Delivery Canada.
“This collaboration will greatly accelerate our development of vision-based navigation technology for our FLYTE software management and auto-pilot systems required for commercialization”, added Di Benedetto.
For DDC, the partnership will provide the Company leading technology on the forefront of Drone Auto-Pilot Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Technology to safely navigate without the reliance of GPS technology moving DDC another significant step closer to commercialization. In this partnership, DDC will benefit from the intellectual property developed and will Integrate into its Proprietary FLYTE Auto-Pilot System.
Facts About the Deal:
• Development of Next Generation Drone Auto-Pilot Beyond Visual Line of Sight Technology
• Partnership with University of Toronto and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC)
• DDC will have rights to use the developed intellectual property and Integrate into its Proprietary FLYTE Auto-Pilot System
Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) is co-funding this project alongside DDC. DRDC is the national leader in defence and security science and technology and is the agency of Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND), DRDC provides DND,
the Canadian Armed Forces and other government departments as well as the public safety and national security communities, the knowledge and technological advantage needed to defend and protect Canada’s interests at home and abroad.
As part of the test, which aims to expand the logistic capabilities of UAP’s NAPA auto parts delivery activities across Canada, DDC and NAPA will jointly design, prototype and test the drone delivery solution.This project have a great potential improve upon the implementation of drone technologies in Canada.