MatrixSpace is addressing the next generation of AI-enabled sensing with the world’s smallest radar system. MatrixSpace’s unit operates in two modes, radar and communications. It consumes 25 Watts in radar mode, and 11 Watts in communications mode. Its dual mode capability allows relaying information back from the field in real time. MatrixSpace radar provides integrated outdoor surveillance in 4D (it tracks size, location, and movement of multiple objects over time). It sees objects 2 kilometers out from a flying aircraft while recording their heading, velocity, and approximate distribution. This would include sensing an approaching formation of attack drones in a counter-unmanned-aircraft system (C-UAS) application. MatrixSpace radar can also operate from ground stations or from mobile robots such as the Boston Dynamics robot dog, as was demonstrated at the May 2023 Denver AUVSI Xponential (last photo). MatrixSpace is all software defined, plug & Play, drag & drop, and is “interoperable across numerous existing IT systems and infrastructures.” As stated by Vice Admiral (VADM) Rich Brown (R), who recently joined MatrixSpace’s advisory board: “MatrixSpace’s small, low weight radar is a game changer in solving numerous maritime battlespace awareness problems. The use cases of this radar, in conjunction with AI edge processing and its built-in mesh networking, are only limited by our imagination. I am incredibly proud to join the outstanding MatrixSpace team and look forward to working with them to enhance the capabilities and warfighting readiness of our Navy and Marine Corps team.” MatrixSpace radar is suited to a wide variety of vertical market applications from defense to public safety. The device will be available for sale when FCC authorization is obtained. Watch a background video, here, and visit MatrixSpace for more information.
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