DrOTS Nepal Wins the AUVSI XCELLENCE Humanitarian Award
Drone Optimized Therapy System (DrOTS Nepal) has won the prestigious AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards in the Humanitarian category, organized by the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI, official website: https://www.auvsi.org/ ). It was officially announced at the AUVSI XPONENTIAL AWARDS 2020 (link: https://www.xponential.org/xponential2020/public/enter.aspx ) held in Arlington from 6th – 8th October, 2020. The DrOTS Nepal project was selected from a pool of accomplished applicants as one of six winners for the Humanitarian and Public Safety Awards.
“The Humanitarian and Public Safety Awards demonstrate the profound ability of the recipients to positively impact lives through unmanned systems technology and create tremendous good will for our industry” said Brian Wynne, president and CEO of AUVSI. “We proudly recognize the six winners and hope their accomplishments will serve as an inspiration to utilize UAS to accomplish remarkable achievements for our society, which during a global pandemic is needed now more than ever.”
This year’s AUVSI XCELLENCE Award winners highlight the most inspiring ways drone technology has been used over the past year to aid people, animals and the environment,” said Wayne Baker, Director of Public Safety Integration at DJI. “Behind each winner is a dedicated team of professionals whose creativity, ingenuity and perseverance serves as an inspiration to the entire AUVSI community. We applaud them for their outstanding commitment to innovation, as well as creation of standards, and are pleased to see these awards highlight the positive role drone technology plays all over the world.”
The AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards honor innovators with a demonstrated commitment to advancing autonomy, leading and promoting safe adoption of unmanned systems and developing programs that use these technologies to save lives and improve the human condition.