Echodyne, the manufacturer of innovative, high-performance radars for securing critical infrastructure and guiding autonomous machines, has announced that it has been selected to advance to the final phase of the prestigious Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP), sponsored by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), the company said.
The company´s work in the program focuses on border surveillance.
Echodyne provides advanced MESATM radars for securing critical infrastructure, borders, public spaces, and smart cities. Its radars offer an unprecedented degree of 3-D situational awareness, detection, and tracking of ground and air intrusions and threats.
The final phase of the project is expected to be completed in early 2019.
Echodyne´s innovative high-performance radar sensors are built on patented MESA technology and provide high-resolution 3-D situational awareness data for autonomous vehicles, unmanned aircraft systems, critical infrastructure security, and smart cities. A unique blend of agile hardware and intelligent software provides unprecedented perception, safety, and reliability for machines in the autonomous age. Privately held, the company is based in Bellevue Washington, and is backed by Bill Gates, NEA, Madrona Venture Group, Vulcan Capital, and Lux Capital among others.