San Jose based drone and robotics company, PRENAV, is developing autonomous commercial drones that are directed by computer vision. The company was founded in 2013 with the mission of “solving autonomous flight in complex environments” and has since developed a state-of-the-art system that is the future of drone technology. To display their drone’s aerial precision, PRENAV composed a short video called “Hello World”. Directed by Asa Hammond and Tarik Abdel-Gawad, “Hello World” uses PRENAV drones to create animated light displays.
“Hello World” was entered into the 2016 New Media Film Festival where it received the award for Best Drone. The short video was able to show off PRENAV’s cutting-edge drone technology and PRENAV has since acquired $6.5 million in funding from lead investor Crosslink Capital. PRENAV also has an array of other investors including Haystack, Liquid 2 Ventures, WI Harper Group, Pejman Mar Ventures, Toivo Annus and many more. They will be using this funding for further product development, sales and marketing. “PRENAV is solving a fundamental gap in the drone ecosystem around automated flight up close to structures,” said Founder and CEO of PRENAV, Nathan Schuett. “By unlocking this capability, we make drone technology accessible and affordable for many industries that are underserved by today’s off-the-shelf drones. We’re thrilled to have such prestigious investors joining us in our mission.”
“Hello World” is available of PRENAV’s website: http://www.prenav.com/
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