The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) has announced the semi-finalists for its second annual “Startup Showdown.”
The winner, which will receive a $15,000 grand prize, will be chosen at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2017, taking place at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas on May 8-11.
AUVSI says 65 start-ups submitted their products and services for consideration. The companies represent diverse applications of unmanned systems technology, such as hybrid power sources, advanced imagery payloads and autonomous wireless power.
The 16 semi-finalists, as determined by a panel of judges from investment firms, represent six countries and a range of industries: Advanced Aircraft Co.; DRONAMICS; Gamma2Robotics Inc.; Inertial Sense LLC; Iridium Dynamics Pty. Ltd.; Kinaptic LLC; Planck Aerosystems; Quaternium Technologies; Robolink; Ross Robotics; Skylift Global Inc.; TeleRetail; uAvionix Corp.; Viooa Imaging Technology Inc.; WiBotic Inc.; Z-senz LLC.
Details on the semi-finalists and their offerings are available here.