Soko Aerial honoured at maiden Africa Technovate Awards

Ghana’s Soko Aerial Robotics was announced the Blossoming Tech Startup of the Year at the just ended maiden edition of the Africa Technovate Awards.

The honors, coordinated by the Africa Integrated Development Communication (AIDEC) Consultancies, under the topic “Information Technology and the Way Forward for Africa Under the Fourth Industrial Revolution” saw somewhere in the range of 15 foundations and two key players awarded for their commitment to the computerized change of Africa.

Soko Aerial’s honor was in acknowledgment of Soko Aerial’s approach to applying man-made reasoning and mechanical technology to produce and utilize automated elevated vehicles (drones) and traffic management robots that are changing lives, further developing security, and working with information assortment, and conveying esteem in exceptional ways.

In the course of the last three years, Soko Aerial has been creating exceptionally complex and savvy drones for different purposes across Africa.

They went up against Omni Strategies, MNOTIFY in that classification.

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SoKo Aerial Robotics was launched in 2017 by its present CEO, Kofi Owusu Adusei in his parent’s corridor at Agape Ablekuma with an extra staff of six – Max Ashley, Samuel Amihere, Kenneth Ocloo, Jerry Denuo, Peter Sam, and Godfred Edzi.

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“We employ the use of highly sophisticated Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, in the collection of aerial data and with drone technology, are able to efficiently process, analyze and finally distribute the aerial data to suit our clients’ needs in their specific industries,” the CEO said

Through steady exploration, the organization has discovered information that can be used across countless regions and can contribute tremendously to assisting with the recognition and tackling of issues tormenting those regions.

In 2018, Soko Aerial Robotics was welcomed by the Ghana Armed Forces to prepare individuals from the Signal Regiment under the initiative of now General Essien.

As per Kofi Owusu Adusei, after a fruitful preparation and working of the drone pilot group, and Soko’s help at that year’s land battle firepower work out, an association was laid out between the two associations.

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“This partnership led to the creation of the Signal Training School and Soko Aerial Center for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Research, Development and Education in 2019 with the mission of researching into the development of drones locally to support our military, private sector and provide education on its usage.”

He said through that innovative driven idea, the Unmanned Aerial framework research lab was brought into the world for Ghana and Africa to assist with the program.

In the course of these last three years, Soko has chalked up a few truly commendable achievements. The organization is rumored for fostering the very first Unmanned Aeriel Vehicle Engineering program in Africa.

Furthermore, they assembled the very first surveillance drone for the Armed Forces – in particular Nkonim, Chichis 1P, and Mercury 1/2; created a ground control station test system for training, created a ground rover for mine location and harvest counting, and on three occasions, Soko gave aeronautical reconnaissance support for land battle capability practice with the Ghana Army

Soko Aerial conveyed drones for COVID crisis sterilization practice during the pinnacle time of Covid-19 spread in the country, created multispectral camera for crop wellbeing examination, and further constructed a battery innovation for high perseverance drones.

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Soko has likewise prepared approximately 200 GAF workforces from the military and naval force, staff from the Defense Space Agency of Nigeria, Forestry Commission’s faculties, and Boundary Commission staff.

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