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Drone Radar Gets FCC Thumbs Up

Drone Radar Gets FCC Thumbs Up

September 12, 2018

The approval was a long, drawn-out process — it took more than a year — for one very big reason: the radar was the first of its kind. The FCC had virtually nothing to compare it to.

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Echodyne Announces FCC Certification of EchoFlight Radar

Echodyne Announces FCC Certification of EchoFlight Radar

August 22, 2018

Echodyne, the manufacturer of innovative, high-performance radars for securing critical infrastructure and guiding autonomous machines, announced today that it has received FCC certification for its EchoFlight radar.

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Echodyne Wins AUVSI XCELLENCE Award

Echodyne Wins AUVSI XCELLENCE Award

May 2, 2018

“We are pleased to receive this recognition from AUVSI. It validates our belief that this technology will revolutionize the autonomous machines market,”

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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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10 Best Tech Startups in Bellevue

10 Best Tech Startups in Bellevue

April 24, 2018

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Bellevue, Washington. In doing our research, we considered several factors including but not limited to:

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Seattle Business Magazine Honors Echodyne

Seattle Business Magazine Honors Echodyne

September 28, 2017

Echodyne Wins Silver At The Annual Tech Impact Awards The company was joined by 17 other honorees who were celebrated for their achievements in Washington’s tech sector during the Tech Impact Awards ceremony September 26 at MoPOP in Seattle.

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This Drone Company’s Tech is so Promising, Bill Gates Invested Millions in it - Twice

This Drone Company’s Tech is so Promising, Bill Gates Invested Millions in it - Twice

May 23, 2017

On Monday, Seattle-area radar startup Echodyne is expected to announce a $29 million investment, led by NEA, with participation from other investors including Bill Gates and his Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's Vulcan Capital.

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Echodyne gets $29M from NEA, Bill Gates and others to boost radar suited for drones and cars

Echodyne gets $29M from NEA, Bill Gates and others to boost radar suited for drones and cars

May 23, 2017

Microsoft co-founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen are among the investors putting another $29 million into Echodyne, the Intellectual Ventures spin-out that’s developing low-cost, miniaturized radar systems for drones and self-driving cars.

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Echodyne homes in on $29 million to give drones and self-driving cars ‘radar vision’

Echodyne homes in on $29 million to give drones and self-driving cars ‘radar vision’

May 23, 2017

Autonomous vehicles all need sensors that can help them detect and avoid objects in their environment. And to operate at high speeds, these sophisticated machines need to identify objects ahead precisely, and early enough, that they can avoid crashing into them. Existing systems have included light ranging and detection systems and cameras, primarily.

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Echodyne Raises $29 Million Series B to Bring “Radar Vision” to Autonomous Vehicles, Drones and Machines

Echodyne Raises $29 Million Series B to Bring “Radar Vision” to Autonomous Vehicles, Drones and Machines

May 20, 2017

Echodyne Corp announced today a $29 million Series B financing led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) with Bill Gates, Madrona Venture Group, Vulcan Capital, Lux Capital, The Kresge Foundation and others also participating in the round. Echodyne is applying the physics o

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Echodyne unveils a palm-size radar that’s just right for drones and driverless cars

Echodyne unveils a palm-size radar that’s just right for drones and driverless cars

May 4, 2016

Radar and aircraft go together like hand and glove, but what do you do when the aircraft is a commercial drone that weighs less than a fully loaded suitcase? Bellevue-based Echodyne is taking the wraps off a radar system that’s just a step up from smartphone size but provides advanced capabilities for drones and autonomous vehicles.

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Echodyne Announces Development of Airborne Detect and Avoid Radar for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Echodyne Announces Development of Airborne Detect and Avoid Radar for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

May 2, 2016

“We believe MESA-DAA will be a critical technology for safely opening up the National Airspace System to small UAS for beyond visual line of sight operations,”

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Echodyne Brings First Metamaterials Based Radar Antenna to Market

Echodyne Brings First Metamaterials Based Radar Antenna to Market

December 4, 2015

Echodyne Corp today announced limited availability of its first metamaterials electronically scanning array (MESA) for radar applications. Echodyne’s MESA makes high performance

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Metamaterial Radar May Improve Car and Drone Vision

Metamaterial Radar May Improve Car and Drone Vision

April 8, 2015

Powerful radar, mostly limited to the military, could soon be cheap enough for cars and consumer drones to use. Plenty of people play with small drone aircraft in their backyards these days. Tom Driscoll, cofounder and chief technology officer of a startup called Echodyne may be the only one whose

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The Waves of the Future May Bend Around Metamaterials

The Waves of the Future May Bend Around Metamaterials

March 24, 2015

Plastics. Computers. Metamaterials? Almost half a century after Dustin Hoffman was taken aside in “The Graduate” and given the famous “one word” line about the future, it may be time to update the script again. And metamaterials appear to have the same potential to transfo

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Bill Gates And Madrona Lead $15M Investment In Secretive High-Tech Radar Company Echodyne

Bill Gates And Madrona Lead $15M Investment In Secretive High-Tech Radar Company Echodyne

March 17, 2015

Bill Gates and Madrona Venture Group are leading a $15 million investment in a new company called Echodyne, which is developing secretive new radar technology based on artificial materials that can manipulate and control electromagnetic radiation.

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Bill Gates and Madrona lead $15M investment in secretive high-tech radar company Echodyne

Bill Gates and Madrona lead $15M investment in secretive high-tech radar company Echodyne

December 19, 2014

Bill Gates and Madrona Venture Group are leading a $15 million investment in a new company called Echodyne, which is developing secretive new radar technology based on artificial materials that can manipulate and control electromagnetic radiation.

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Company Spins Out from Intellectual Ventures to Bring Metamaterials-Based Radar Systems to Market

Company Spins Out from Intellectual Ventures to Bring Metamaterials-Based Radar Systems to Market

December 18, 2014

Echodyne Corp announced today its initial round of funding led by Bill Gates and Madrona Venture Group, with participation from Vulcan Capital, Lux Capital, The Kresge Foundation, and others...

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