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Metron Aviation, Inc.
Metron Aviation, Inc. provided Demand Capacity Balancing (DCB) service to support the flight demonstration. The DCB service monitors demand and capacity at UAM resources (e.g., vertiports) and provides the first layer of strategic deconfliction by identifying demand-capacity imbalances to help operators and Providers of Services for UAM (PSU) plan their operations – Visit Metron Aviation at www.MetronAviation.com.
ResilienX provided their FRAIHMWORK safety assurance software platform to the cohort to monitor the health and status of the various components involved with the testing. This at-a-glance recognition that the entire system of systems was running and working correctly allowed for reduced integration and checkout time.
Avianco Technologies Inc (Avianco)
Avianco Technologies Inc (Avianco) is a North Texas based software technology provider of end-to-end airspace awareness, flightoperations and traffic management solutions for unmanned operations. Avianco has developed SkyNet PSU (Provider of Services for Urban Air Mobility) software as part of their engagement in the NASA AAM X4 Airspace Simulations project. SkyNet PSU software was used for today’s flight tests, says Shravan Vatambeti, Founder & CEO of Avianco.
Frequentis played a critical role in this project by deploying its MosaiX SWIM Platform which facilitated the exchange of airspace information between UNT partners and NASA.
Hermes Autonomous Air Mobility Solutions
Hermes Autonomous Air Mobility Solutions provided the data exchange hub to the North Texas Cohort and enabled data analytics capabilities in near future.