Percepto raises nearly £12m in Series A funding for industrial autonomous drone-in-a-box

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Percepto has raised $15m (£11.8m) in Series A funding for its industrial autonomous drone-in-a-box solution.

Let by US Venture Capital Partners, existing investors NHN, Spider Capital and Emerge were also involved.

The instalment has brought the company’s total funding raised to $27.5m (£21.7m), with previous investors including R&R Venture Partners and Hyundai Motors.

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CEO of Percepto, Dor Abuhasira, commented on the funding.

He said: “This new investment in Percepto accelerates our rapid trajectory. We have the solution, talent, infrastructure and funding in place to scale our operations and further expand our international presence that already includes energy, oil & gas, mining and other heavy industry businesses in more than ten countries.

“It also enables us to continue at pace with Percepto’s ground-breaking research and development,” he added.

The Drone-in-a-Box (DIB) solution aims to improve on-site security, safety, operations, maintenance and compliance with its unique computer vision and AI technology.

The technology enables real-time detection of threats, safety hazards and anomalies, as well as mapping, 3D modelling and emergency response, all can be remotely managed over the cloud.  

Among the company’s customers is Enel, the Italian multinational energy company.

Earlier this month CDP reported on Percepto testing a 5G network.

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