Mobilicom has broadened its SkyHopper range with the launch of a new Micro bi-directional data link. The new product – SkyHopper Micro – was designed to cater for growing demand for high-use applications including commercial inspections, disaster relief and defense intelligence or loitering (kamikaze) drones. It offers outstanding security and performance in harsh environments and challenging operational scenarios.

SkyHopper Micro’s miniature size, weight and attractive price point is ideal for high-use applications and mass deployment of small drone fleets, many of which are single missions and require frequent replacement. Assembled at the printed circuit board, significantly reducing the overall drone cost for customers by dramatically decreasing drone assembly time, eliminating the need for power and data cables, and improving quality and manufacturing yield. The SkyHopper Micro complies with the NDAA, a critical requirement for US Government agencies it also leverages Mobilicom’s leading wireless technology to deliver long range bi-directional communications and real-time HD video up to 5km as well as N-LOS operations in urban and remote environments, supporting Point-to-Point, Point-to-Multipoint, and fleet management of autonomous systems.

Micro is the smallest data link in SkyHopper range, and it is equipped with its ICE cybersecurity software, providing superior security for the drone and communication channels, and encrypting all data that is transmitted and collected. The secure communications system features an advanced proprietary encryption mechanism and is compatible with a wide range of flight controllers, mission software and payloads.

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