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Echodyne and AUVSI to Host Webinar on Sensor Technologies that Create 3D Situational Awareness

Echodyne and AUVSI to Host Webinar on Sensor Technologies that Create 3D Situational Awareness

October 14, 2019

The webinar, titled “Airspace Friend or Foe? Ensuring Safety for and from UAS” will explore all aspects of airspace situational awareness. Attendees will learn about the sensor technologies

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Echodyne to Present on Countering Drones at APSA Public Safety Drone Expo

Echodyne to Present on Countering Drones at APSA Public Safety Drone Expo

October 9, 2019

Announced today that its VP of Product, William (Bill) Graves, Jr, will lead a session titled “Countering Drones – A Comprehensive Review” at the Airborne Public Safety Association’s (APSA) Public Safety Drone Expo 2019 on October 10th.

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Security Radar Integrators Selects Echodyne Radar for Counter-UAS Security Solutions

Security Radar Integrators Selects Echodyne Radar for Counter-UAS Security Solutions

October 7, 2019

EchoGuard radar has been selected by Security Radar Integrators (SRI) as its preferred 3D radar sensor for C-UAS security solutions.

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Echodyne Corp on First-Ever BVLOS UAS Mission

Echodyne Corp on First-Ever BVLOS UAS Mission

September 24, 2019

In this interview, we talk with McCloskey in-depth about Echodyne company & their products, collaboration with Iris Automation for

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Echodyne Releases White Paper on Airspace Sensors for 3D Security of Critical Infrastructure

Echodyne Releases White Paper on Airspace Sensors for 3D Security of Critical Infrastructure

September 10, 2019

Echodyne announced today the release of its “Protecting Critical Infrastructure From Drones” white paper.

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Echodyne Delivers on Large Contract for EchoGuard Radars

Echodyne Delivers on Large Contract for EchoGuard Radars

September 10, 2019

Echodyne has completed delivery of the first 100 EchoGuard radars under the contract which includes an option for additional radars in 2019 and subsequent years.

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Echodyne Puts a Spotlight on 3D Security Radar at GSX 2019

Echodyne Puts a Spotlight on 3D Security Radar at GSX 2019

September 9, 2019

Echodyne announced today that they will be leading multiple discussions on the importance of 3D radar for security at GSX 2019, in Chicago, IL.

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Echodyne Announces Immediate Availability of EchoGuard High-Performance 3D Radar

Echodyne Announces Immediate Availability of EchoGuard High-Performance 3D Radar

August 5, 2019

Echodyne announces that it has received approval from the FCC for widespread deployment of its EchoGuard radar for radiolocation and radionavigation in the United States.

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Air Force targets drones during latest Pitch Day

Air Force targets drones during latest Pitch Day

July 26, 2019

Jeff Finan, vice president of business development for Washington-based Echodyne Corp., presents radar technology information after earning an on-the-spot contract for development with the U.S. Air Force during Unmanned Aerial Systems Pitch Day, July 24,

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The Challenge of Drone Use and Drone Security for Law Enforcement

The Challenge of Drone Use and Drone Security for Law Enforcement

June 14, 2019

Law Enforcement has a difficult dual task: using drones to more efficiently conduct operations, and protecting the public from rogue drones.

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Echodyne to Speak on Critical Need for UAS Detection and Mitigation Technologies to Enhance Airport Security

Echodyne to Speak on Critical Need for UAS Detection and Mitigation Technologies to Enhance Airport Security

June 4, 2019

Swanson will participate on the panel entitled “UAS Mitigation at Airports” and discuss the importance of precisely tracking and classifying objects of interest so that mitigation protocols can be triggered when appropriate.

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The Surprising Key That Will Enable Drones To Change The World

The Surprising Key That Will Enable Drones To Change The World

May 23, 2019

A system that can’t tell a drone from a seagull, or an ordinary drone from a malicious one, is not operationally useful. According to Leo McCloskey from radar manufacturer Echodyne, the magic is in the radar signal processing software. Echodyne’s radar uses indicators within the signal, including object size, flight path, and the Doppler signature from the drone’s spinning blades, to distinguish drones from birds.

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Kirkland radar technology improving safety of self-driving cars, drones

Kirkland radar technology improving safety of self-driving cars, drones

May 3, 2019

Echodyne prides itself as market leaders in radar technology for security of borders and machine autonomy.

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Echodyne Expands Solutions Portfolio to Include EchoGuard Tower Mounting Kit for 360° Situational Awareness of the Airspace

Echodyne Expands Solutions Portfolio to Include EchoGuard Tower Mounting Kit for 360° Situational Awareness of the Airspace

April 30, 2019

Echodyne announced today the expansion of its product line to include compatible mounting kits for its EchoGuard radar. The new Tower Mounting Kit is an all-weather, 24/7 airspace surveillance deployment solution for securely mounting multiple EchoGuard radar units.

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Echodyne to Demonstrate Data Visualization for Airspace Management Through Augmented Reality at AUVSI 2019

Echodyne to Demonstrate Data Visualization for Airspace Management Through Augmented Reality at AUVSI 2019

April 29, 2019

Echodyne announced today that it will demonstrate enhanced airspace situational awareness by visualizing EchoGuard sensor data through augmented reality at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019 in Chicago, IL.

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Growing Drone Industry Spawns a Growing Antidrone Industry

Growing Drone Industry Spawns a Growing Antidrone Industry

March 27, 2019

It’s not technically difficult to detect even a small drone with suitable radar equipment. “Almost all radars can detect a drone,” says Tom Driscoll, who is chief technical officer and a cofounder of Echodyne Co., a startup based in Kirkland, Wash., that is selling a radar system specifically tailored to detect small drones. The tricky part is distinguishing them from birds, which have about the same radar cross section. And for that, “the subtleties are important,” says Driscoll.

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Echodyne Announces Availability of Rapid Deployment Kit for Portable High-Performance 3D Surveillance Radar

Echodyne Announces Availability of Rapid Deployment Kit for Portable High-Performance 3D Surveillance Radar

March 26, 2019

The Rapid Deployment Kit is built for field agents, law-enforcement, and security personnel charged with temporarily or intermittently securing ground and airspace perimeters. With essential components weighing under 20 lbs., the kit is extremely portable and enables surveillance in the most remote or hard to access locations.

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Echodyne to Speak on Reinventing Radar for 21st Century Security at DHS Event this Week

Echodyne to Speak on Reinventing Radar for 21st Century Security at DHS Event this Week

March 20, 2019

Finan’s presentation, “Radically Reinvented Radar for 21st Century Security Challenges,” will take place on March 20th at 3:10pm. He will discuss...

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Echodyne CTO Discusses the Future of ESA Radar Technology at  Military Radar Summit

Echodyne CTO Discusses the Future of ESA Radar Technology at Military Radar Summit

March 13, 2019

Driscoll, an expert on metamaterials and electromagnetics, will speak on “Low C-SWAP Electronically Scanned Antenna Technology Platform” and detail how Echodyne’s MESA radar demonstrates high-end capabilities in a low-cost package.

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Black Sage Technologies Selects Echodyne MESA™ Radar for Counter-UAS and Perimeter Security Solutions

Black Sage Technologies Selects Echodyne MESA™ Radar for Counter-UAS and Perimeter Security Solutions

March 6, 2019

“Black Sage integrates best-of-breed technologies into multi-sensor C-UAS solutions, which we uniquely configure for each deployment,” said Dave Romero, Managing Partner of Black Sage. “Echodyne radars are the market leader for mid-range requirements and provide consistent, high quality sUAS detection and tracking.”

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Echodyne Radars Offer Unprecedented Detection on the Ground and in the Air, Bolstering Advancements in Perimeter Security

Echodyne Radars Offer Unprecedented Detection on the Ground and in the Air, Bolstering Advancements in Perimeter Security

March 4, 2019

Echodyne radars offer an unprecedented degree of 3-D situational awareness by accurately detecting and tracking ground and air intrusions. Echodyne is the first to offer a high-performance ESA radar in a compact size, making it commercially affordable and scalable for the largest facilities.

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DHS S&T Snapshot

DHS S&T Snapshot

February 5, 2019

In addition to this testing, Echodyne’s solution is currently being used as the primary detection and cueing component on autonomous surveillance towers currently deployed in the San Diego Sector .

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Smart Cities Have New Physical Threats: The Impact of Drones on Security and Public Safety

Smart Cities Have New Physical Threats: The Impact of Drones on Security and Public Safety

October 19, 2018

Physical security and cybersecurity are different sides of the same security coin. As the cities of tomorrow emerge with more complex networks and connected and autonomous technologies of all kinds, city planners must consider physical security as an integral component of smart city security.

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Homeland Security got a thing and it’s called radar love

Homeland Security got a thing and it’s called radar love

October 5, 2018

“Cost, size, weight and power (C-SWaP) is always a concern when deciding on technology investments,” said Tim Bennett of DHS Science and Technology in a release. “Legacy radar arrays require an expensive, complex and often heavy phase shifter to direct radar beams. Echodyne developed MESA to electronically steer a radar beam with high fidelity and fast directional changes with lower C-SWaP.”

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Echodyne In Final Stages of Testing its Metamaterials Based Electronically Scanning Array Radar

Echodyne In Final Stages of Testing its Metamaterials Based Electronically Scanning Array Radar

October 1, 2018

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded Bellevue-based Echodyne Corporation $200,000 to begin the final testing phase as part of its Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP).

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Echodyne Approved for Final Round of  Silicon Valley Innovation Program

Echodyne Approved for Final Round of Silicon Valley Innovation Program

September 27, 2018

“We are pleased to be recognized by DHS S&T for our innovative approach to addressing border security challenges,” said Eben Frankenberg, CEO of Echodyne. “We look forward to the next and final phase of the SVIP program to continue to demonstrate our innovative radar capabilities.”

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DHS S&T Awards $200K to Bellevue Start-Up for Final Testing of Metamaterials Electronically Scanning Array Radar

DHS S&T Awards $200K to Bellevue Start-Up for Final Testing of Metamaterials Electronically Scanning Array Radar

September 26, 2018

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) today awarded Echodyne Corporation of Bellevue, Washington $200,000 to begin the final testing phase as part of S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP).

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Echodyne Brings High Performance Radar to Commercial Market

Echodyne Brings High Performance Radar to Commercial Market

August 10, 2018

Jetsonian. It’s not a real word, but when you hear it used by Eben Frankenberg to describe the coming age of autonomous machines you’ll completely understand what he’s talking about. Frankenberg is CEO of Bellevue-based Echodyne Corporation. They make radar.

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Echodyne adds small, affordable radar to counter-UAS technology

Echodyne adds small, affordable radar to counter-UAS technology

July 19, 2018

Fresh off its Game of Drones win as part of Dedrone’s counter-UAS team, Washington-based Echodyne played an instrumental role in the competition by using its miniaturized version of the phased-array radar technology employed by the military.

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Dedrone Introduces Drone Detection in the Cloud

Dedrone Introduces Drone Detection in the Cloud

July 13, 2018

Dedrone Cloud streamlines and accelerates drone detection technology installations, without requiring on-site IT infrastructure or maintenance. “Customers who need airspace security shouldn’t have to hassle with maintaining servers to store

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Industry Team Takes First Place in ThunderDrone Competition

Industry Team Takes First Place in ThunderDrone Competition

June 30, 2018

A team of four companies recently achieved victory in a contest organized by Special Operations Command to explore ways to counter enemy unmanned aerial systems. Adversaries such as ISIS have been employing the technology extensively on the battlefield, raising alarm bells among Pentagon officials. For the past six months, SOCOM and

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“Game of Drones” Winners Showcase the Importance of Anti-Drone Technology Evaluation Events

“Game of Drones” Winners Showcase the Importance of Anti-Drone Technology Evaluation Events

June 30, 2018

The “Game of Drones” outdoor demonstration that took place during the AFWERX Fusion event was notable for several reasons. The ThunderDrone outdoor demonstration that took place at Nellis Air Force Base not only provided a

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Echodyne wins at ThunderDrone

Echodyne wins at ThunderDrone

June 25, 2018

“Echodyne’s compact solid-state radar repeatedly demonstrates an unparalleled combination of range, tracking accuracy and value in countering UAS threats

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Inside Palmer Luckey's Bid to Build a Border Wall

Inside Palmer Luckey's Bid to Build a Border Wall

June 11, 2018

The company has installed three portable, 32-foot towers packed with radar, communications antennae, and a laser-­enhanced camera—the first implementation of a system Anduril is calling Lattice. It can detect and identify...

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Echodyne CTO to Speak on Revolutionary Machine Perception Radar for the Autonomous Age

Echodyne CTO to Speak on Revolutionary Machine Perception Radar for the Autonomous Age

April 30, 2018

Dr. Tom Driscoll to Speak on the Game-Changing Technology of MESA™ Radars. Echodyne, the manufacturer of innovative high-performance radars for autonomous machines, announces today that its co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Tom Driscoll, will speak on the company’s patented Metamaterial Electronically Scanning Array (MESA) radar technology at AUVSI’s XPonential

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‘Invisibility cloak’ metamaterials make their way into products

‘Invisibility cloak’ metamaterials make their way into products

March 30, 2018

Wave-bending materials revamp satellite antennas and drones — as a start. Metamaterials first captured the public imagination in 2006, when John Pendry of Imperial College published two papers showing how to create a Harry Potter-style

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