Cumulus

CUMULUS – YOUR AGRICULTURAL DRONE

AUTONOMOUS DRONE FOR MAPPING AND SURVEYING

Cumulus V1 is an easy-to-use drone for precision agricultural mapping and surveying. The unmanned aerial vehicle is made from the best carbon fiber and kevlar, which makes it one of the most robust drone solutions for agriculture on the market.

Whether you are looking for a drone for photogrammetry or compiling GIS data, the UAV is fully applicable for both and offers a completely autonomous drone system for 3D mapping.

Once the mission planning is completed the aircraft is hand launched and will carry out the mission and return to base where it lands vertically (deep stall) with high precision.

MAIN BENEFITS

  • Flight Time 2:30h
  • Hand launched
  • Deployment time <5 min
  • Dataset absolute accuracy: 1,5cm/4cm
  • Deep-stall landing within 10×10 m

Latest Sky-Watch CUMULUS V1 1Pager sheet available for download here


 

A TRUSTWORTHY UNARMED AERIAL VEHICLE




ACCURATE MAPPING

Cumulus gives you survey grade accuracy along with a credible UAV system. We maximize your operating time and thereby your profit, with a high accuracy drone at very competitive prices.

COMPETITIVE UAV

  • High endurance
  • Autonomous
  • 500g payload
  • Hyperspectral camera
  • Easy workflow

EASY WORKFLOW

When you launch Cumulus V1 – the rest is taken care of. Our Data Management software makes geotagging easy, which gives you fast results and an easy workflow from collecting to processing data.


 

CUSTOM UAV SOLUTIONS

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SURVEYING & MAPPING

Time-saving and cost-effective GIS drone for gathering geo-referenced digital aerial images, which enables you to focus your energy on using and analyzing data, rather than working out how to gather it.

MINING

Worker safety is of paramount importance to anyone involved in mining industry. By allowing Cumulus to collect accurate spatial geographic data, the system can vastly reduce risk by minimizing the time staff spend on site.

AGRICULTURE

Cumulus UAV provides the ability to optimize inputs and to drive down costs. Whole-field, in-season, current condition data is one of the most valuable pieces of information for farmers, which is exactly what Cumulus’ GIS delivers.

NON-GOVERNMENTAL

Severe damage to infrastructures and high casualties caused by natural disasters call upon great organizations of volunteers who has devoted their own lives to save others. Areas are often large and unmanageable but the Cumulus V1 counteract this by aerial mapping from the sky.


 

ACCESSORIES

The Cumulus UAV system is very unique due to its multipurpose design. It is the ideal partner for any mapping assignments. With the accessories below, the platform becomes even more versatile, as the Cumulus is capable of handling several different payloads of up to 500gram. Payloads can be integrated on behalf of the customer’s needs.

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CUMULUS – SONY RX-100

The Sony RX-100 payload is one of the many payloads that Cumulus can carry. It generates excellent georeferenced photogrammetry for any surveying or mapping assignment and can be used by many different segments.

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MAPPING

The Cumulus is the perfect aerial mapping UAV, with long endurance and easy launch capabilities. Sky-Watch recommends Agisoft Photoscan software to generate the proper map material when you have collected your imagery.

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CUMULUS – SONY R10C

The Sony R10C is another payload which Cumulus are able to carry when surveying or mapping with the agricultural drone.


Heidrun V1

HEIDRUN V1 – UAV FOR TACTICAL SYSTEMS

HIGH PERFORMANCE SCOUTING DRONE

Heidrun V1 is a portable, tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle primary for military use. The military drone is great for scouting and defence purposes.

The tactical drone is ultra mobile and can be rapidly deployed in the field to low-altitude drone reconnaissance or surveillance. It is operated by an easy-to-use touchscreen navigator with a precise GPS, or by joystick and a separate operated 2-axis stabilized gimbal system.

Besides being easy to use, the Heidrun V1 is a robust and powerful drone for recon and tactical solutions.

With 1.7 kg (without payload) and 1:30 hours flight time reaching 25 km range while providing Thermal & EO live-video feed, the tactical UAV is a high endurance and range aircraft. Heidrun V1 has a modular payload area, which can handle up to 600 g payload. Possibilities for customization and future sensor upgrades.

MAIN BENEFITS

  • Designed for Defense and Law Enforcement
  • Dual camera (Thermal & HD)
  • Encrypted (communication & video)
  • Deployment time <5 min
  • Flight Time 1:30 hrs
  • Hand launched
  • Deep-stall landing within 10×10 m

Latest Sky-Watch HEIDRUN V1 1Pager sheet available for download here


 

HIGH CLASS MILITARY UAV FOR DEFENCE

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UAV FOR DEFENCE

Time is essential during a military operation; the outcome can change within seconds, meaning the difference between life and death. In that respect, the defence drone Heidrun V1 is the perfect choice due to its abilities within scouting and reconnaissance.

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UAV FOR EMERGENCY & RESCUE

Heidrun V1 is an ideal drone in case of disaster or emergency situations, such as tsunamis, earthquakes, and terror attacks. Rapid response and accurate real-time information from the scouting drone is crucial to save as many lives as possible and provide the necessary help.

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UAV FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT

For both law enforcement agencies and security forces, rapid response and versatility are the key to success because it provides a tactical advantage. The versatility of Heidrun V1 ensures that it can be used for a wide range of tasks.

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UAV FOR NON-GOVERNMENTAL

Severe damage to infrastructures and high casualties caused by natural disasters call upon help from drone scouting and recon. Providing valuable information from areas which often are unmanageable, Heidrun V1 can be a vital part of saving lives.


 

UAV AND DRONE PARTS AND ACCESSORIES

The Heidrun V1 UAV system is very unique due to its multipurpose design. It is the ideal partner for both surveillance and mapping assignments. With the accessories below, the platform becomes even more versatile, as the drone is capable of reaching up to 25km of live video feed and full controls, streaming the video feed to remote decision-makers and generate new map material.

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ANTENNA TRACKER

The Antenna Tracker makes it possible to reach 25 kilometers of live video feed along with full control over Heidrun V1. It tracks the UAV at all times creating the best possible connection between the Ground Station and Heidrun V1.

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LIVE & MAPPING

The Heidrun V1 is a multipurpose UAV, which enables both live video feed and aerial mapping solutions/payloads, making the aircraft the perfect multipurpose UAV. Sky-Watch recommends Agisoft Photoscan software to generate the proper map material.


Sky-Watch A/S & Little Smart Things merge!

We are very happy to announce that Sky-Watch A/S has acquired and will continue all activities of Little Smart Things. All drone activity will continue under the name of Sky-Watch and we therefore strive to strengthen our position within the industry as well as within the segments Police, Fire Departments and humanitarian organizations. The merge is a natural result of long-term cooperation, as both companies increasingly are exploring the synergies within technology and sale.

To read more about the merge, please see the following press releases:

English version: “Sky-Watch A/S and Little Smart Things ApS merges
Dansk version: “Little Smart Things ApS og Sky-Watch A/S fusionerer

Sky-Watch Labs

THE FUTURE OF DRONE USE

At Sky-Watch, we do not define ourselves only through our products. This makes us a highly competitive and creative partner specializing in sensor fusion and in the development of advanced solutions for applications in the future. Aiming for the best quality and low costs, we strive to keep the process from idea to working technology to a minimum. At Sky-Watch Labs, our dedicated work on sensor fusion projects is blazing a trail to the next level. We aim to be your future partner in the development of new technologies adapted to your applications or specific needs. Below, we describe some of the products currently in progress. Some of these may have the potential for future marketing.


PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Surveillance drone Muninn VX1 SMART UAV

MUNINN VX1

The MUNINN VX1 is an upcoming drone suitable for medium-distance reconnaissance or geo-mapping assignments. This aircraft combines the advantages of rotor-based drones with the longer range of a fixed-wing UAVs. The sophisticated onboard sensor technology makes it ideal for use by environmental and defense applications.

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SENSOR FUSION FOR ENGINEERING

Sensor fusion makes use of data derived from disparate sources and secures more accurate, complete, and dependable information for planning of larger constructions. As experts in sensor fusion technology, Sky-Watch Labs offers its competencies to our existing and future partners. We strive to increase our overall innovation and we ensure that our customers needs are the key focus of our Research and Development team.
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Fenris laser rangefinder

FENRIS RANGEFINDER

The FENRIS rangefinder offers an alternative control unit with a simple, easy-to-use interface for the HUGINN X1 drone. The rangefinder is small-sized why it is extremely useful for a range of applications such as distance measurement or finding a point of interest. Available also in a weapon-mounted version with ballistic computing and a shot counter, the FENRIS is designed primarily for the defense application.
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Videos and photos

VIDEOS & PHOTOS OF SKY-WATCH IN ACTION

Below you will find a selection of photos and videos of our products. Please join our YouTube channel for the latest videos and HOW-TO instructions. Remember to subscribe to get notifications automatically.


 

HUGINN X1D

The autonomous Sky-Watch Huginn X1 drone system is already being applied in diverse situations the world over. This collection of videos and photographs showcases the versatility offered by the Huginn X1 and shows how the system works in real life. Note that the videos and photographs were recorded by the UAV itself.


 

CUMULUS V1

Cumulus V1 is an extremely easy-to-use and highly autonomous fixed wing drone built in first class materials for agricultural scouting, mapping and surveying. The aircraft is made from the best Carbon fiber and Kevlar, which makes it the most robust UAV on the market.



 

HEIDRUN V1

Heidrun V1 is a portable, lightweight highly autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) designed for Defense and Law Enforcement. The drone is made of first class carbon fiber, which makes it the most robust UAV on the market. Heidrun V1 is ultra mobile and can be rapidly deployed in the field to low-altitude reconnaissance, surveillance or target acquisition.


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DIFFERENT CUSTOMERS – DIFFERENT APPLICATIONS

Sky-Watch offer ruggedized Unmanned Arial Vehicle (UAV) technology for professional users. Our quadcopter and fixed wing multi-purpose UAV platforms are configured according to customers’ requirements. Our applications range from advanced sensor piloting features, GIS- and camera technologies.

With our UAV platforms, it is easy to deploy, fly and collect live video and data from remote, dangerous or inaccessible areas.
Our UAV technology saves LIVES, saves TIME and saves COSTS!

 

 

Sky-Watch Labs partners with Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

We are very proud to announce that Sky-Watch Labs has signed a contract with Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation to develop an advanced algorithm for real-time wire detection, which will help helicopter pilots operate safer in obstacle-rich environments. The development contract highlights the unique value that Sky-Watch Labs – the advanced technology development department of Sky-Watch A/S, offers the global defense- and aerospace industry.

The project at Sky-Watch Labs brings Sky-Watch a step closer to realizing the huge potential for creating knowledge intensive jobs in Denmark. A potential which was highlighted in a recent report from Oxford Research, who found that the UAV industry have the potential to create as much as 15.000 jobs in Denmark by 2050.

To read the full Sky-Watch press release, please click HERE

To read the full Sikorsky press release, please click HERE

Sky-Watch invited to United Nations Technology Fair

At the invites-only United Nations Technology Fair 2015, Danoffice and Sky-Watch are present with both the Sky-Watch VTOL Huginn X1 UAV and the Cumulus One fixed-wing mapping drone. A great interest for both products has been shown and today is the final day of the fair.

The United Nations provide peace and security around the world by working to prevent conflicts; helping parties in conflict make peace; peacekeeping; and creating the conditions to allow peace to hold and flourish – at Danoffice and Sky-Watch we want to contribute and create a safer world through technology together.

Sky-Watch Huginn X1 featured in IFF Magazine!

The Huginn X1 is featured in the International Firefighting Magazine, March edition (Issue 45).
The article describes how the Copenhagen Fire Brigade uses the Huginn X1 as a first responder to create situational overview within seconds! Drones has been tested by the Copenhagen Fire Brigade in the last year and has become a interesting player in personnel safety and emergency management.

At Sky-Watch we always strive to create a safer world through technology and this is one step further!

To read about Sky-Watch on IFF, CLICK HERE!

To read the second page of the article, CLICK HERE!

AEWE 2015 is now underway.

We are now at the end of Jan. 2015 and AEWE is well underway at Fort Benning Georgia. Sky-Watch have also ended its training and is moving into the experiment exercises.

During the training we captured a few beautiful pictures at the Mckenna Mount at Fort Benning GA, which we would like to share with you.

We are looking forward to gaining alot of experience from this years AEWE, and will continue to post updates during the exercises.

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Products

COMPLEXITY MADE SIMPLE

Sky-Watch is among the most innovative companies in the drone industry. We offer our vast accumulated know-how within sensor fusion to our partners, in the pursuit of finding new ways to solve tomorrow’s challenges. We re-think and redefine the value proposition, of own as well as our partners’ ideas and concepts. We specialize in developing and manufacturing advanced autonomous sensor technologies for defense, law enforcement, and emergency management. We combine cutting-edge sensor technologies to create new products for a diverse range of mission critical end-users. By focusing on creating customer value for a broad array of applications, our multipurpose technologies and products can be deployed in a range of situations, from relief work, explosive ordnance disposal, anti-poaching to environmental monitoring.


FUTURE TECHNOLOGY TODAY

Small tactical surveillance drone Huginn X1D

HUGINN X1D

The Huginn X1D multi-purpose drone is extremely easy to use. Designed for defense, law enforcement, and emergency management applications, its rapid deployment provides the operator with a tactical overview within minutes. The Huginn X1D is a perfect tool for reaching inaccessible or high-risk areas and for providing situational tactical overview. New DIGITAL version out now!

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HEIDRUN V1

Heidrun V1 is a portable, lightweight highly autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) designed for Defense and Law Enforcement. The drone is made of first class carbon fiber, which makes it the most robust UAV on the market. Heidrun V1 is ultra mobile and can be rapidly deployed in the field to low-altitude reconnaissance, surveillance or target acquisition.

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CUMULUS V1

Cumulus V1 is an extremely easy-to-use and highly autonomous fixed wing drone built in first class materials for agricultural scouting, mapping and surveying. The aircraft is made from the best Carbon fiber and Kevlar, which makes it the most robust UAV on the market.

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Muninn VX1

MUNINN VX1 – HYBRID DRONE FOR RESEARCH

Sky-Watch focus on usability and advanced sensor fusion technologies.The MUNINN VX1 UAV offers autonomous vertical take-off and landing (VTOL), combined with easy control of waypoints via our Navigator. This makes the drone simple to navigate and lets you focus on analyzing the data collected by the UAV. Rather than concentrating on the operation of the aircraft, the operator is able to focus on the large amount of data provided by the system or on mission objectives. Once deployed, the MUNINN VX1 UAV carries out its predefined mission objectives and provides real-time data needed for smart, fast and accurate decision making when scouting and mapping environments, landscaping or in situations of natural disasters.


 

DESIGNED AS A RESEARCH PLATFORM FOR VARIOUS PAYLOADS

 

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DRONES FOR CIVILIANS

The use of drones in civilian applications are increasing. Due to the MUNINN VX1s VTOL capabilities operations are carried out time- and cost-efficient. With the MUNINN VX1 there is no need for expensive runways or launching systems. Its vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) technology means the MUNINN VX1 is ready to go, and return safely, virtually anywhere.

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OPTIMAL FOR DEFENCE USE

The MUNINN VX1 is a versatility and flexible platform, due to its combined VTOL and fixed-wing system. This enables deployment from smaller compounds and vessels situated in remote or complex environments, only limited by the users imagination. Of course, the MUNINN VX1 integrates seamlessly with various battle management systems (BMS) and data distribution systems.

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ARCTIC RESEARCH AND SURVEILLANCE

Maritime applications in the arctic region pushes the MUNINN VX1 platform to new levels. The VTOL capability facilitates that the MUNINN VX1 can be deployed on vessels, which until now have been excluded from carrying mid-range drones for intelligence, surveillance and recognizance operations. The MUNINN VX1 can be used for environmental monitoring due to its modular payload system.

 


 

The MUNINN VX1 is currently under development. Sky-Watch is working together with the Technical University of Denmark, the Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation, and Boeing on the MUNINN VX1 SMART UAV project, which will result in a completely new type of drone for collection of data in unreachable locations. Our efforts aim at developing a new generation of vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) UAVs that combines the advantages of existing rotorcraft UAVs with those of fixed-wing aircraft for longer range and endurance. It will be controlled with Sky-Watch’s intuitive Navigator and will have the same autonomous advantages as known from our Huginn X1.

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About us

COMPANY PROFILE

With headquarter in Denmark, Sky-Watch has since 2009 developed, manufactured and implemented high-tech solutions for real-time decision making in complex environments worldwide. Sky-Watch’s R&D competencies encompasses unmanned systems, advanced embedded control software, integrated industrial design and intuitive user interfaces.

The needs of our end-users are what inspire and define our product development. This is why our systems not only saves time and reduce costs, but also save lives. Our ability to create autonomous systems that can operate in very difficult environments differentiate Sky-Watch from other players in the market.

Our adaptability and customer oriented development makes Sky-Watch an attractive partner for projects that involve the integration of existing technology with our platforms. Such integration projects are central in creating technology leverage that adds value to the end product. Synergy and compatibility are the keywords of our approach to achieving our goal of creating the ultimate multi-purpose autonomous systems. Our continued focus on creating sustainable and close cooperation with key partners in their respective markets enables Sky-Watch to deliver state-of-the-art sensor technology with optimal user friendliness.

Sky-Watch is owned by the Danish equity fund Dangroup ApS & Borean Innovation.

OWNERS

A strong team of committed owners ensures that Sky-Watch is goal oriented and well-funded.

Dangroup ApS is the majority shareholder of Sky-Watch A/S. Dangroup ApS is a Danish private owned equity fund with investments in technologies and here under mainly Information Technology, Unmanned Aerial Systems, Software and related applications or services.

Borean Innovation A/S is a part of the Danish Ministry of Research which invest in Danish technology companies within medico, welfare tech, clean tech, IKT and Electronics. Borean Innovation is located in Aalborg, Denmark.

Huginn X1D

HUGINN X1D – INFRARED SURVEILLANCE DRONE

THE TOTAL SOLUTION FOR DRONE RECON

With a deployment time of less than one minute, the Huginn X1D is the perfect tool for reaching inaccessible or high-risk areas. The infrared camera drone is a useful solution for surveillance and reconnaissance making it a great UAV for law enforcement.

The advanced avionics in the Huginn X1D have been designed with ease of use in mind, enabling the operator to focus on the task at hand.

Huginn X1D is a quadcopter system. The setup enables it to perform vertical take-off and landings without any launching or landing mechanisms.

Combined, these features and the UAV’s infrared camera make the Huginn X1D the total solution for a broad range of monitoring, surveillance and reconnaissance tasks.

MAIN BENEFITS

  • Fast decision making in time critical situations
  • Cost effective
  • Operational flexibility
  • Reduced response time

Latest Sky-Watch HUGINN X1D 1Pager sheet available for download here


 

UAV FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT

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DEFENSE DRONE

During military operations where seconds can be the difference between life and death, the Huginn X1D are your trustful information source. The infrared camera UAV is a popular choice for law enforcement providing valuable data from high-risk areas and under difficult circumstances.

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In disaster or emergency situations, such as tsunamis, earthquakes, and terror attacks, rapid response and accurate real-time information is crucial to save as many lives as possible and provide the necessary help. Huginn X1D is easy to operate and able to monitor areas, in which it is impossible to gain access to without the surveillance UAV.

THE BEST DRONE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT

Swift action in emergency situations and versatility are the keys to success for both law enforcement agencies and security forces. Huginn X1D’s fast decision making and operational flexibility means that the UAV is suitable for surveillance and monitoring.

NON-GOVERNMENTAL UAV

Natural disasters call upon great organizations of volunteers who have devoted their own lives to save others. With areas often too large and unmanageable, it has become a hard task to map the geographical extent of the situation, but Huginn’s fast real-time overview and aerial mapping counteract this.

 


 

ACCESSORIES

Thanks to the advanced sensor and infrared camera technologies, Huginn X1D supports a broad range of applications. Our multi-purpose platforms support the overview and collection of information from remote, high-risk or inaccessible areas, and the only limit being the user’s imagination.


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TACTICAL BACKPACK

In rough terrain and inaccessible areas, the sturdy, specially fitted CamelBak tactical backpack provides all that is needed for rapid deployment of the Huginn X1D.

LIVE & MAPPING

Huginn X1D contains both aerial mapping solutions and live video feed making it the best multipurpose UAV when generating the proper map material.