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Drone Threat Assessment Patent Triggers Lawsuit Between Rivals

Oct. 28, 2021, 8:16 PM

XiDrone Systems, founded by a former helicopter pilot with a Florida sheriff’s department, filed a lawsuit against a rival firm it says is copying patented techniques for ways to identify and assess drones entering airspace.

  • The complaint targets 911Security’s AirGuard system, used at the NFL Pro Bowl and the University of Kentucky and for the Houston Astros and Chevron
    • Complaint was filed in federal court in Dallas, where 911Security is based
  • The competing systems use radar and radio-frequency technologies to identify class 1 and class 2 drones operating near sensitive or protected airspace and assess their potential risk ...





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