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Jaia Robotics brings in over $1M in seed funding

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JaiaBots are supposed to work in fleets to collect knowledge in aquatic operations. | Supply: Jaia Robotics

Jaia Robotics, an organization creating micro-sized autonomous underwater autos (AUVs) for knowledge assortment, introduced that it introduced in over $1 million in seed funding. 

The corporate goals for JaiaBot to be a low-cost, multivehicle system that may be consumer configured for a variety of capabilities. The software program for the corporate’s robots is totally open supply and accessible utilizing gpl and lgpl licenses. 

JaiaBots are micro-sized, autonomous, hybrid floor and subsurface autos. They’re designed for manned or unmanned vessel launched operations and shore operations. The system has a merely designed and intuitive consumer interface.

Every JaiaBot weighs 4.5 lbs and is 33 inches lengthy. The robots can attain a max pace of 5 m/s and a max depth of 330 ft. JaiaBots have a most floor vary of 9 miles, and a sub floor vary of three miles. 

JaiaBots could be coordinated in fleets starting from one to twenty autos to cowl wider areas in smaller quantities of time. They will accumulate knowledge in lake, river, estuarine and coastal environments. 

Launchpad Enterprise Group led the seed funding spherical alongside Blue Angels, Cherrystone and Walnut. The corporate has additionally acquired funding prior to now from Beacon Angels and several other particular person traders. 

“Shut one in all our Sequence Seed Spherical is extraordinarily well timed as we construct our crew to grab the chance to democratize aquatic knowledge assortment at scale and develop the enterprise. I wish to thank Launchpad, Blue Angels, Cherrystone, Walnut, and Beacon Angel teams in addition to the person traders for his or her perception in Jaia Robotics and our disruptive strategy of utilizing pods of low-cost aquatic drones to ship massive knowledge,” Estaphan Owen, co-founder and CEO of Jaia Robotics, stated. “This funding in Jaia Robotics is a powerful present of confidence within the firm as an funding alternative and has led us to maintain the spherical open for 90 days resulting in a second near convey us nearer to the $1.75M ceiling. It will permit us extra flexibility and to essentially speed up rising our crew.” 

Jaia was based in December 2020 by Owen and Jason Webster, now the CTO. The corporate was born from a ardour for shielding the surroundings and discovering strategy to affordably accumulate knowledge that helps us higher perceive our impression on it. 



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