SkySensus is a R&D project under Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada’s Industrial and Technological Benefits policy, funded and led by Peraton Canada for the research and development, and commercialization of Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) technology in unmanned systems. The project objective is to develop advancements and innovation of unmanned systems operations, airworthiness standards and training. The project brings together Alberta-based small businesses; Canadian UAVs (Detect and Avoid Technology), Aerium Analytics (Data Analytics and Automation), and Foremost UAS Range (Regulatory Compliance, Test and Evaluation).
Project SkySensus is a signal of growth in the unmanned aerial systems arena in Canada, providing an opportunity to contribute to Canada’s economic growth and job creation. Peraton Canada’s investment in the project demonstrates our commitment to the future of Aerospace and Defence in Canada with the advancement of new technologies and innovation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) for BVLOS applications.