Airbus Defence & Space and b<>com are joining hands to develop airborne tactical systems such as drones and helicopters for fast, easy deployment in theaters of operation or in areas hit by natural disasters.
The goal is to create self-organized, secure, broadband, low-latency mesh platforms. b<>com will employ its skills in developing these solutions, with the involvement of its researchers and engineers in the fields of 5G, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence.
“The arrival of Airbus Defence & Space strengthens our proactive approach as a dual-use technology supplier that works with major defense manufacturers to secure and regain European sovereignty when it comes to major challenges such as new generations of communication networks and their security” said Bertrand Guilbaud, CEO of b<> com.
“Thanks to our partnership with b<>com, Airbus Defence & Space is glad to be participating in the development of airborne 5G bubbles.” said Bruno Capitant, HO EMEA & International Agencies Programmes. “This collaboration will allow us to bring high data rate solutions to our customers and better operational efficiency”
b<>com works in areas such as artificial intelligence, immersive video and audio, content protection, 5G networks, the Internet of Things, and cognitive technologies.
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