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TEKEVER AR5 lifeboat showcased by EMSA in an Italian Coast Guard search and rescue exercise 05/02/2024

TEKEVER has confirmed the successful deployment of a lifeboat from its AR5 drone as part of a search and rescue exercise conducted by the Italian Coast Guard, in partnership with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). With fully automatic operation, sensors onboard the drone enable the detection of vessels or humans on the water.

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Successful Integration of TEKEVER Digital Services with ASTRIIS Platform Demonstrated 25/01/2024

In a landmark demonstration of technological prowess, TEKEVER has showcased the seamless integration of its digital services with the ASTRIIS platform, alongside advancements in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The demonstration, held at the Museu das Comunicações in Lisbon, marks a significant milestone in the national collaborative project ASTRIIS (Atlantic Sustainability Through Remote and In-situ Integrated Solutions).

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Ricardo Mendes, TEKEVER CEO: “We can lead the world in AI defence technology” 03/01/2024

What lessons could the defence sector and governments learn from technology companies? Ricardo Mendes, CEO of TEKEVER, has shared his insights with readers of The Standard News. Government and industry need to adapt their operating models or risk being left behind – and being left behind in defence is a national security threat.

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TEKEVER Secures First French Space Agency Contract

TEKEVER has secured a contract with the Centre National D’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), the French Space Agency, to test new Inter-Satellite Link (ISL) concepts using GAMALINK, the company’s software-defined radio, to enhance communication between satellites.

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TEKEVER opens second UK site in Wales creating 200 jobs 06/10/2023

TEKEVER is opening a new site at West Wales Airport, Aberporth.The site will be used to conduct research and development and test flights for customers including the UK Home Office, Royal Airforce and Royal Navy.
TEKEVER’s UK team is set to grow by 50& in 2023 and it will create an additional 200 jobs over the next three years across its two UK sites in Aberporth and Southampton.

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FLY.PT project public session 25/09/2023

Please join us for a public session during which we will present the outcomes of the FLY.PT project. We will be demonstrating full-scale prototypes of a personal air transport system. This demonstration will take place at the Ponte de Sor airfield, on the TEKEVER premises, commencing at 3.15 pm on September 29th.

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TAKING THE LEAD: Ricardo Mendes, TEKEVER CEO* 26/06/2023

Drones are here to stay. Pretty much like cars, or planes, or computers, or the internet, they will be built into the fabric of our society. Actually, that’s precisely what they are: they’re connected computers that move around. Some can fly, others can swim, others can drive or walk. They already come in lots of shapes and forms, with very different capabilities, and they will come in a lot more. We’re really just at the dawn of drones, and we’re really just beginning to see the tremendous benefits they can bring, and the tremendous threats they can pose. But pretty much like any other pervasive technology we know today, they can be used for good or bad.

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Bridging the gap in space industry 29/05/2023

The space industry has undergone a significant evolution since its inception in the mid-20th century. Initially, the focus was on developing rockets and spacecraft capable of launching into space and sending humans beyond the Earth’s atmosphere.

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Tekever AR3 monitoring critical assets for Aerial Robotix in Nigeria 11/05/2023

Tekever has been chosen by Nigerian UAS operator Aerial Robotix for environmental monitoring of oil and gas infrastructure in Nigeria.

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AR3 UAS Monitors Oil & Gas Infrastructure in North America

Phoenix Heli-Flight will deploy the TEKEVER AR3 UAS to conduct pipeline inspections for oil and gas companies in combination with its own manned helicopters across challenging terrains and in harsh environmental conditions.

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TAKING THE LEAD: Ricardo Ramião, Director TEKEVER Digital 12/04/2023

The Paperless Invoice: A Revolutionary Initiative by Tekever.
In a world where digital transformation is rapidly taking over, TEKEVER has embarked on a new and exciting project that aims to revolutionize the way businesses and citizens interact with invoices – the paperless invoice. This initiative, which is deeply rooted in the company’s DNA, has the potential to positively disrupt the way we live, work and interact with the environment.

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New RPAS Services Increase Maritime Surveillance Over Gulf of Genova

The European Maritime Safety Agency will use Tekever’s AR5 unmanned fixed wing aircraft, equipped with optical and infrared cameras, a maritime radar, an AIS receiver and an emergency position-indicating radio beacon antenna.

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TAKING THE LEAD: Sanaz S. Zadegan, Director TEKEVER Digital 02/03/2023

Digital transformation has been a buzzword for quite some time now, and for good reason. The world has undergone a massive technological shift, and businesses that embrace this change stand to benefit greatly. One of the biggest challenges that businesses face is the need to stay ahead of the competition.

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TEKEVER EXPANDS ITS AR5 DRONE CAPABILITIES WITH GAME CHANGING Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) TECHNOLOGY 27/02/2023

TEKEVER, the European market leader in unmanned aerial systems and intelligence-as-a-service solutions, announces it has successfully added GAMASAR to its AR5 UAS. GAMASAR is a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) designed and built by TEKEVER to support Aerial and Space-based Earth Observation, which is now available on both AR5 and AR3 systems to support the most demanding maritime and land missions.

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TAKING THE LEAD: Paulo Ferro, BD Director TEKEVER 01/02/2023

The many growth predictions regarding the global proliferation of autonomous technologies within the next decade may differ, but they all seem to agree that it will be in the vicinity of tens of billions, and accompanied by a steady compound annual growth rate (CAGR).

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TEKEVER DEVELOPS NEW DEEP LEARNING CAPABILITIES TO DETECT MARINE WILDLIFE FOR THE FIRST TIME, SUPPORTING CONSERVATION EFFORTS 21/10/2022

Euronaval (PARIS), 20 October 2022TEKEVER has developed a new deep learning capability for its Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to automatically detect and gather data on marine wildlife. The technology is currently being deployed to facilitate marine conservation and research, but can also support sustainable business practices at sea by providing intelligence on the presence of marine species that could be impacted by activity such as the construction of offshore wind farms.

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TEKEVER and Scorpio develop strategic partnership to bring Space and Drone technology into Commercial Shipping 02/05/2022

TEKEVER, the leading drone-based maritime surveillance provider in Europe, is pleased to announce a strategic investment and partnership with Scorpio Investment Holding Ltd, part of the Scorpio group of companies, one of the world’s most storied and established maritime businesses. 

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TEKEVER launches the NEW AR3, with Hot-Swappable VTOL and integrated SAR

TEKEVER, the leading drone-based maritime surveillance provider in Europe, launched the new version of its proven AR3 system, now with Hot-Swappable VTOL and integrated Synthetic Aperture Radar capabilities, during AUVSI Xponential in Orlando.

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Meet TEKEVER’s Carbon Reduction Plan 08/04/2022

TEKEVER is committed to achieving Net Zero emissions by 2050. In order to continue our progress to achieving Net Zero, we have adopted some carbon reduction targets.

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Tekever and Altasea collaborate to showcase UAS marine and ocean missions to LA students 29/03/2022

AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles and global Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) maker Tekever (www.tekever.com) have entered into an MOU to collaborate on key ocean and marine initiatives. 

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TEKEVER, ViaSat to expand drone-based intelligence-as-a-service globally 23/03/2022

TEKEVER, the European leader in drone-based Maritime Surveillance, and the US-based company Viasat, a provider of communication technologies and services, have entered into a strategic and commercial partnership aimed at expanding TEKEVER drone-based intelligence-as-a-service globally, with advanced satellite communications. The announcement was made in Riyadh, during the first edition of World Defense Show.

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TEKEVER raises 20M Eur for global expansion 21/03/2022

TEKEVER , the leading drone-based maritime surveillance provider in Europe, announced that it has raised 20 million Euros to accelerate its global expansion. The round was led by Ventura Capital, a global growth fund specializing in pre-IPO technology leaders, and joined by financial investors including Iberis Capital, and strategic investors including leading Maritime Industry and Shipping OEMs. The Growth Stage acted as Placement Agent for this funding round.

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‘Lifesaver’ Water Rescue Drone Unveiled 13/10/2021

Drone company TEKEVER wants to use its unmanned aircraft and artificial intelligence technology to save lives in water emergencies by dropping life rafts to those in distress.

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Tekever launches Tekever Atlas for UAV real-time and historical processing data

TEKEVER is demonstrating during DSEI (London, 14-17, 2021) its new TEKEVER ATLAS, a tool to enhance Unmanned Aerial Systems missions. It provides advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) analytics onboard for real-time and historical processing of data. Designed for key decision-makers, TEKEVER ATLAS delivers intelligence onboard, as well as ground-based tools, and assures that the right person gets the right information at the right time.

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DSEI 2021 : Tekever’s UAS Used To Survey The British Channel

The Home Office of the United Kingdom uses TEKEVER’s UAS-as-a-Service as the key asset to survey the British Channel and help prevent Illegal Migration and Illegal Fishing activities, the company said at DSEI 2021.

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TEKEVER delivers AR3 UAS to Nigeria for Deep Blue Project 21/04/2021

Tekever delivered several of its AR3 observation drone to the Nigerian Navy in 2020. The company is extending its services in other parts of the world, operating in more than forty countries.

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TEKEVER UAS TO BOOST MARITIME SURVEILLANCE FOR EMSA 04/10/2020

TEKEVER, together with partner CLS Group, is supporting the Navy (Marine Nationale) and customs (Douanes) by using the TEKEVER AR5 to assist in maritime surveillance and monitoring operations in French waters.

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TEKEVER AR5 used to monitor migrants crossing the English Channel 24/09/2020

For the first time in history, drones have been crucial in detaining human traffickers and have been used to prosecute them in court, thanks to the powerful sensors of TEKEVER AR5.

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