ideaForge adopts Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Platform for drone solutions

ideaForge, a company that handles all aspects of product development and specializes in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), has announced a partnership with Qualcomm Technologies.

This collaboration aims to leverage Qualcomm’s compute hardware to enhance ideaForge UAVs’ payload capabilities.

Integration of Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Platform Enables Advanced Applications

By integrating Qualcomm Technologies’ compute hardware on-board, ideaForge UAVs will gain enhanced payload capabilities. The integration of the Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Platform opens up possibilities for improved on-board computing, enabling advanced applications such as object avoidance and path planning.

The Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Platform is the world’s first 5G and AI drone platform and reference design. It offers exceptional heterogeneous computing and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity.

With its foundation in the premium robotics platform, the Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G platform provides low-power consumption, AI capabilities, 5G connectivity, and support for multiple cameras.

The computational hardware provided by Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Platform facilitates the development of advanced drones for various applications. It enables the hosting of diverse software modules and features, allowing ideaForge to engage customers and showcase the benefits of enhanced UAVs effectively.

Speaking at the partnership, Dev Singh, Vice President, Business Development and Head of Building, Enterprise, and Industrial Automation, Qualcomm Technologies, said:

We are thrilled to collaborate with ideaForge and help improve their UAVs’ capabilities. By integrating our compute technology with ideaForge’s UAV expertise, we aim to enhance operations across a range of applications.

Rajen Vagadia, VP & President, Qualcomm India Pvt. Ltd., and President of SAARC region, said:

Our partnership with ideaForge highlights the advanced technology solutions being developed by Indian companies to tackle real-world challenges, and showcases India’s design capabilities.

Commenting on the collaboration, Ankit Mehta, the CEO of ideaForge, said:

We are thrilled to be working with Qualcomm Technologies on this project. Through our collaboration, we aim to enhance our existing capabilities and improve performance. We look forward to incorporating the benefits of the Qualcomm Flight RB5 platform into our UAV technology.