Sony is the latest company to announced that they are working on drones, the company’s mobile division is working on Sony Drones.
Sony previously invested in robotics maker ZMP and now the company has announced that it is working with ZMP to produce Sony Drones.
Sony’s camera, sensing, telecommunications network, and robotics technologies will be leveraged alongside ZMP’s automated driving and robotics technologies together with their business experience in industrial fields. Aerosense Inc. will combine these assets and develop comprehensive solutions that meet needs including measuring, surveying, observing, and inspecting. It will aim to roll out these services for enterprise customers beginning in 2016.
Sony Mobile is proactively engaging in new business creation initiatives, with a particular focus on the Internet of Things (IoT) sector. This joint venture represents a part of this push into IoT, as Sony strives to provide its customers with additional value by developing and managing total package cloud solutions.
The two companies will launch a joint project called Aerosense next month, it may be a while before these new Sony Drones launch.
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