Logos Technologies has announced that it has been selected by Aviation Week & Space Technology for a 2018 Annual Laureate Award for its work on Redkite, a lightweight wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) system for airborne platforms, the company said.
Though weighing less than 35lbs, Redkite can image in real time a city-sized area (over 12 square kilometers) at once–detecting, tracking and recording all significant movers within the scene. It can also record, store and archive up to eight hours of this data for forensic analysis.
Redkite can support hundreds of users on the ground, allowing them to select up to 10 different real-time and recorded video feeds from within the system´s expansive coverage area and view them on desktop screens, tablets and other mobile devices.
Redkite comes in two variants: a platform-agnostic podded version that can be mounted externally to planes, helicopters, and unmanned aerial systems (UAS), and an integrated version adapted to the payload bay of Group 3 UAS, such as the Integrator built by Insitu.
In both cases, the WAMI sensor needs to be small, lightweight but powerful–and it is for this work in successful continued miniaturization that Logos is being honored.
Logos Technologies, along with other winners of the 2018 Laureate Awards, will be honored on March 1, 2018 at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC., at which point a Grand Laureate will be announced in each of the four categories: Business Aviation, Commercial, Defense and Space.
Founded in 1996, Logos Technologies LLC is a diversified science, engineering and technology company specializing in the fields of advanced sensors, wide-area motion imagery, advanced analytics and processing of large, multisource datasets. Logos serves government customers, including the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security, as well as a range of customers in commercial and international markets. Learn more at www.logos-technologies.com.
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