3-Aug-2021 Source: Avidyne
Avidyne Corporation, a leading provider of integrated avionics systems, flight displays, and safety systems for General Aviation and business aircraft, along with Switzerland-based Daedalean AG, the leader in certifiable AI software in aviation, are together developing, manufacturing, and certifying advanced-technology airborne systems for General Aviation, Special Mission, and Advanced Air Mobility markets, to be marketed as the Avidyne PilotEye™ Vision System.
“Through this symbiotic partnership, we are combining the industry-leading artificial intelligence neural network software and certification methodology pioneered by Daedalean, with the proven hardware design, manufacturing and certification expertise here at Avidyne,” said Avidyne President, Dan Schwinn. “Leveraging advanced AI technologies, these solutions will initially include visual-spectrum camera-based systems for visual positioning and traffic detection, hazard avoidance, and landing guidance, as well as providing the data that pilots need for quicker and more-accurate land-anywhere decision-making assistance in the event of emergency.”
“Certification of safety-critical AI based systems is a paradigm shift in aviation,” said Luuk van Dijk, Daedalean’s Founder and CEO. “We are excited to be partnered with Avidyne, who will certify, manufacture, and be the first provider in the aviation market of AI-based safety solutions powered by Daedalean AI software.”
“Together, we will be bringing new products to market that improve the pilot’s situational awareness and enable safe and successful completion of any given mission being flown, whether it’s fixed-wing, rotorcraft, Advanced Air Mobility, eVTOL, or larger autonomous drones,” van Dijk added.