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SOURCE FreeWave Technologies
Secure wireless communications provider teams up with regional unmanned systems association to host educational event for local business leaders, dignitaries and first responders
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies (www.freewave.com), the innovator in industrial-grade secure M2M wireless networking solutions, will host an unmanned systems event at its Boulder, Colo. headquarters to promote education, networking and exchange of knowledge within the unmanned vehicle industry. This event will bring thought leaders, professionals, academics, end-users and local dignitaries together to gain knowledge, ask questions and view demonstrations of unmanned systems. The purpose of the event is to promote a better understanding of the potential benefits these systems (air, ground and sea) will offer in many key industries in the future.
Previously thought to be used strictly for military and defense missions, unmanned systems are finding a niche across multiple industries, including farming, environmental monitoring and asset tracking as well as surveying of infrastructure for stress from natural disasters. These platforms also provide a safe and inexpensive observation and tracking vehicle when conventional piloted craft cannot be used due to safety issues, adverse weather conditions or budgetary concerns.
This multifaceted two-day experience will culminate with a private demonstration and networking event on Tuesday, October 29th in the afternoon. "We have an opportunity to help educate and support our community," said Steve Cass, national airspace manager for FreeWave. "The recent flooding disaster that struck Colorado's Front Range reinforces that unmanned systems can be an innovative alternative for search and rescue operations, among many other critical applications."
FreeWave is collaborating with the local Rocky Mountain chapter of the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Society International (AUVSI). Considered the leader in command and control communications for unmanned systems, FreeWave has deployed more than 75,000 secure wireless networking solutions for critical data transmission in government and defense applications over the past decade. Over that span, FreeWave's solutions have logged more than 1.8 million flight hours on multiple unmanned platforms by major corporate subsidiaries, such as Insitu and AAI Corporation.
About FreeWave Technologies
Founded in 1993, FreeWave Technologies manufactures the most reliable, high performing, lowest power consumption, spread spectrum and licensed radios for mission-critical data transmission. Through engineering excellence and a relentless commitment to best-in-class manufacturing, FreeWave customers enjoy superior radio up-time, range and the lowest cost of ownership available. Based in Boulder, Colorado, FreeWave designs and manufactures radios that are the leading choice for oil and gas, utility, military and numerous other industrial applications. Organizations that count on radio data communications for operational success – where failure and down-time are not an option – trust FreeWave for custom network design, system engineering and customer support that are unparalleled in the market. For additional information, contact FreeWave directly at 866-923-6168 or at email@example.com.
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