DENVER — Finalists for the inaugural XCELLENCE Awards by the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) were named today during an awards ceremony at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The winners represent accomplishments by companies, organizations and individuals across the unmanned systems community.
“The unmanned systems industry is innovating at an incredible rate and creating tremendous benefits for our economy, lifestyle, and society,” said Brian Wynne, president and CEO of AUVSI. “The AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards give us a chance to recognize the companies and individuals who are propelling the industry into the future.”
The AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards, presented for the first time this year, honor innovators with demonstrated commitments to advancing technology, leading and promoting safe operations, and developing programs that use unmanned systems to improve the human condition. These are the winners in each category:
Counter UAS & Security
- First Place: WhiteFox, FLEA: Frequency Localizing Electronic Apparatus
- Second Place: Liteye Systems, AUDS and M-AUDS Counter UAS Detection, Identification and Defeat System
- Third Place: Fortem Technologies, Fortem DroneHunter™ Counter-UAS Solution