“True AI is really the ability to assimilate human intelligence. There are certain elements that when put together, such as machine vision, natural language processing and speech recognition – you essentially get a machine that simulate a human being.”
This Week’s Key Question
“What does real time autonomous UAS operations look like?’
This Week’s Guest
Barry Alexander is Founder and CEO of Aquiline Drones, a drone manufacturing and full service UAS company based in Hartford Connecticut. Aquiline offers full-service, UAV solutions with equipment, personnel and cloud infrastructure for a multitude of use cases. They have redefined the entire unmanned aerial vehicle landscape by developing a unified, real-time cloud with autonomous flight capabilities, edge computing and AI enabled data insights. This includes drone manufacturing, air carrier service, autonomous UAS services, insurance, training and UAS cloud computing services. Driven by the Aquiline Cloud, a dedicated hybrid-cloud services platform, their solutions provide increased applicability across industries and environments.
Barry brings over 25 years’ experience as an aviator and licensed aircraft technician for both airplanes and helicopters. He has spent most of his career working as an Airline Captain for various airlines, with over 22,000 hours of logged flight time, with his last assignment flying Boeing 747 aircraft globally – mainly in support of US military operations. Barry possesses key expertise in several areas of flight operations and management working as a Flight Instructor, Chief Pilot, Director of Operations and has led other successful and non-aviation ventures in the areas of health information systems, electronic payment systems and digital media.
What We Learn
Barry talks about Aquiline Drones, its full service Drone stack solution and their efforts to achieve true autonomy.