Cape to bring enterprise UAV solutions to Australia

By on 21 March, 2018

Image provided by Cape.

Enterprise UAV solution provider Cape has announced their ambitions to bring their technology to the Australian market after closing Series A funding from Telstra Ventures.

The company said this investment will be used to expand R&D and to develop Cape’s go-to-market teams including the establishment of Cape in Australia, saying that they have identified Australia as a country that would benefit from the use of drones across a number of industrial and government verticals.

Cape have established their market appeal by enabling untrained users to conduct inspections, emergency response and surveillance operations with their own laptops, controlling UAVs from an unlimited distance with low latency controls and high resolution video, without them needing to interact with the hardware at all –batteries, transmitters or the drones themselves.

Matthew Koertge, Managing Director, Telstra Ventures, said of the Series A award: “Cape’s drone remote control and AI platform is an important emerging technology with diverse applications and benefits across industries. We are excited to support Cape as it innovates and delivers compelling value to its customers, enabling them to maximise the benefits of drones in a unique and powerful way.”

Cape also received funding in this round from Google’s Gradient Ventures, Mitsui & co. and existing investor NEA.

You may also like to read:

, ,


Sign up now to stay up to date about all the news from Spatial Source. You will get a newsletter every week with the latest news.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Efficiency is key in current BIM trends
On the heels of Bentley's YII, we lift the lid on some of th...
Trimble promises performance boost with new R12 GNSS receiver
The new GNSS receiver features Trimble ProPoint GNSS, techno...
Singapore to host regional show
Geo Connect Asia 2020 aims to harness the pivotal position o...
See those drones on your phone
DJI has demonstrated a direct drone-to-phone, Wi-Fi based sy...
Trimble’s Clarity viewer now stand alone web app
The new release allows users to use and share 3D point cloud...
New set of mining tools for operational geology
Deswik has released a new set of tools for geological mappin...