Real-time visual augmentation of airborne imagery with roads, key landmarks, and other mission-critical dataGAITHERSBURG, Md. and HOOD RIVER, Ore., April 7, 2021 — (PRNewswire) —Edgybees, a leading provider of real-time geo-registration and visual augmentation software foraerial video, and HoodTech, a premier provider of air-borne imaging and related services, today announced they are collaborating to enhance situational awareness, using the powerful combination of Edgybees' breakthrough software and HoodTech's state-of-the-art sensors.
Aerial Video Takes a Big Leap Towards Real-Time Situation
Aerial Video Takes a Big Leap Towards Real-Time Situation Awareness, Powered by Edgybees' Geo-Registration Software and HoodTech's Sensors
With this partnership, Edgybees and HoodTech deliver a first-of-its-kind solution, empowering users of aerial imagery to accurately geolocate operational scenes in real-time, using both Electro-Optical (EO) and Infra-Red (IR) day/night payloads. With accurate geolocation achieved, situational awareness is increased with the overlay of any number of GIS-based data.
"Full situational awareness is crucial to making decisions during public safety, defense and rescue missions. This is even more true during night missions, where Edgybees' capability to also geo-register IR imagery in real-time comes into play," stated Adam Kaplan, co-founder and CEO of Edgybees.
HoodTech's Andy von Flotow, continues, "A challenge faced by users of air-borne imagery is imperfect real-time understanding of the geolocation of the displayed image. The user too-often must cross-reference HoodTech's air-borne imagery with maps and/or other archived imagery....