FAA Grants Ondas Holdings U.S. Robotics Part 107 Waiver for Expanded Automated BVLOS Operations

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The waiver will allow the company’s drone technology to operate autonomously over larger areas with the ability to customize range based on the unique geographies of industrial sites.

WALTHAM, MA/ACCESSWIRE/August 24, 2022/ Ondas Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: ONDS) (“Ondas” or the “Company”), a leading provider of private wireless data, drones and automated data solutions through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Ondas Networks Inc. and American Robotics, Inc. (“American Robotics” or “AR”), today announced that the FAA has granted American Robotics a Part 107 waiver for automated extended operations beyond the line of visual aiming (BVLOS).

This approval is an amendment to American Robotics’ original FAA waiver granted in 2021, which made American Robotics the first company allowed to operate its BVLOS autonomous drone technology without pilots or visual observers on site. The new waiver builds on American Robotics’ portfolio of existing regulatory achievements, increasing the scope its autonomous drone technology can leverage, further demonstrating the company’s industry-leading position. With greater operating authority granted to the Scout system, customers will benefit from an increased return on investment with the ability to collect high-resolution data over larger areas of assets.

For the past six years, American Robotics has been testing advanced autonomy and BVLOS-related technologies, working closely with regulators to achieve goals and milestones. After obtaining this new exemption from the FAA, the American Robotics Scout System can operate autonomously at distances of up to 10 miles, unlocking inspections at large industrial sites and linear assets such as pipelines, paths iron and power transmission lines. With a broader range and the ability to customize operations to fit the unique geographies of customer sites, American Robotics enables key industries to leverage the autonomous drone operations and analytics that are critical to propelling their businesses to the next level. ‘before. The impact of the Part 107 waiver is immediate for current customers and will enable American Robotics to accelerate its solution offerings to new customers in 2023 and beyond.

“American Robotics believes that autonomy, safety, and government approval are the foundations of a scalable commercial drone enterprise, and we continue to execute on this mission with additional FAA approvals,” said Reese Mozer, co-founder and CEO of American Robotics. . “This achievement is not only a significant milestone for our company and our customers, but it is also a signal that the commercial drone industry is progressing in the United States, an achievement that American Robotics is honored to be at. the head.”

As American Robotics continues to drive the commercial drone industry forward, this new FAA waiver is another important step in the journey toward nationwide adoption of autonomous drone solutions for commercial applications. The next era of aviation is driven by electrification and autonomy, and scaling this technology is key to unlocking vast economic, safety and environmental benefits.

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About Ondas Management Inc.
Ondas Holdings Inc. (“Ondas”) is a leading provider of private wireless data and drone solutions through its wholly owned subsidiaries Ondas Networks Inc. (“Ondas Networks”) and American Robotics, Inc. ( “American Robotics” or “AR”). Ondas Networks is a developer of software-based proprietary wireless broadband technology for established and emerging large industrial markets. Ondas Networks’ standards-based (802.16s), multi-patented, software-defined FullMAX radio platform enables mission-critical IoT (MC-IoT) applications by overcoming the bandwidth limitations of wireless networks current licensed private. Ondas Networks customer end markets include railroads, utilities, oil and gas, transportation, aviation (including drone operators) and government entities whose demands span a wide range critical applications. American Robotics designs, develops and markets industrial drone solutions for rugged real-world environments. AR’s Scout System” is a highly automated, AI-powered drone system capable of continuous and remote operation and is marketed as a turnkey “drone-in-a-box” data solution service in as part of a Robot-as-a-Service (RAAS) business model.The “Scout System” is the first drone system approved by the FAA for automated operation beyond line-of-sight (BVLOS) without a human operator Ondas Networks and American Robotics together provide users in the oil and gas, rail, mining, agriculture and critical infrastructure markets with enhanced connectivity and data collection capabilities.

For more information about Ondas Networks and Ondas Holdings, visit www.ondas.com or follow Ondas Networks on Twitter and LinkedIn. For more information about American Robotics, visit www.american-robotics.com or follow American Robotics on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Media contact for Ondas Holdings Inc.
Derek Reisfield, President and Chief Financial Officer
Ondas Holding Inc.
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Media contact for American Robotics
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BIGfish Communications for American Robotics
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