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LAKE FUSION Technologies and Innovusion Europe Partner for the Launch of a Cutting-Edge Situational Awareness System for Civilian Helicopters

By Eric Van Rees - 4th September 2023 - 06:47

LAKE FUSION Technologies GmbH (LFT), a force in technological solutions, and Innovusion Europe GmbH, a global frontrunner in high precision and resolution LiDAR sensor technology, announce a strategic partnership that marks a pivotal moment in aviation safety.

Together, these companies are poised to unveil the Situational Awareness System (SitAwS) for Civilian Helicopters, an unprecedented collaboration that addresses the critical challenge of enhancing safety during helicopter flights by effectively mitigating risks associated with low-visibility obstacles.

Through the deployment of Innovusion's LiDAR Falcon, the SitAwS introduces an extraordinary capability to detect power lines at considerable distances – a task where cameras and radar systems have major weaknesses. This pioneering feature demonstrates a monumental breakthrough in aviation safety.

The Breakthrough Solution: Situational Awareness System for Civilian Helicopters (SitAwS)

Integrating Innovusion's state-of-the-art LiDAR technology, the SitAwS offers an array of distinctive capabilities, including:

  • Precision Empowered by LiDAR, Perfected by SitAwS Software: Real-time recognition of power lines and other potential obstructions even in adverse weather conditions, setting the standard for accuracy.
  • Elevated Safety: By aiding helicopter crews (H/C), the system empowers them to promptly identify and navigate around potential threats.
  • Versatility: Tailored to serve a spectrum of critical operations such as Search and Rescue (SAR), Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS), and police activities

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