AerDefense has announced Remote ID integration for its existing AirWarden drone and pilot detection system as well as a new product – the AirWarden Remote ID Receiver – a low-cost, low-profile Remote ID broadcast receiver, says the press release.
The entry-level AirWarden Remote ID Receiver receives Remote ID broadcasts and the AirWarden Command Console notifies the end user when a Remote ID compliant drone has breached their airspace. The most critical information like drone type, speed, and drone/pilot location is provided in real time while all other Remote ID information captured during detection can be reviewed on-demand.
Organizations with multiple sites to protect can monitor all their locations from a single screen and receive visual alerts when a location experiences a drone incident in their specific area of interest, says the press release.
“The AirWarden Remote ID Receiver not only receives Remote ID broadcasts but also detects WiFi drones publicly transmitting,” said Linda Ziemba, AeroDefense Founder and CEO.
Nefarious actors may spoof the Remote ID signature, disable the broadcast module, or fly a homemade device. Organizations with a high drone threat level and low risk tolerance require a solution that receives Remote ID broadcasts and also detects non-broadcasting drones regardless of their make/model.
AeroDefense’s AirWarden suite of fixed and mobile drone detection solutions for varying threat and risk levels includes:
AirWarden Remote ID Receiver
-Receives Remote ID drone broadcasts and detects WiFi drone public broadcasts
-Can be used alone or with AirWarden Sensors when detection of non-broadcasting drones is needed.
AirWarden Sensor (Fixed or Mobile)
-Receives Remote ID drone broadcasts and detects non-broadcasting drones by spectrum sensing without reliance on a product library
-Can be used alone or as part of a network for wider geographic coverage and for those who want location information for non-broadcasting drones
AirWarden Direction Finder Module
-Enhances single sensor deployments to locate non-broadcasting drone and pilot signals
-Enhances location accuracy for select network deployments
The AirWarden Direction Finder Module will enter the beta testing phase in Q3 2023.
AeroDefense, a member of the Smart Airport and Aviation Partnership’s (SAAP) first flightPlan Aviation Accelerator, developed the AirWarden Remote ID Receiver in part from a research grant awarded by the SAAP with the Atlantic County Economic Alliance.
The Federal Aviation Administration’s Remote ID rule requires drones in flight to broadcast identification and location information that can be received by anyone. All newly manufactured drones must broadcast now, and existing drones must broadcast by September 2023.
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