AUVSI Innovation Challenge Winner

August 20, 2019:  Blue Vigil won the AUVSI Innovation Challenge in Washington D.C.  The challenge pitted some of the most innovative start-ups in unmanned vehicles against each other at an event specifically for DoD buyers and influencers.  Blue Vigil was voted to be the most innovative by the attendees.  

August 20th, 2019|news|

Police Utilize Drones at Indy 500

The Blue Vigil tether system was part of the enhanced security used by police at the Indy 500. The Indianapolis Metro Police and other agencies used their fleets of drones along with the Blue Vigil  tethered drone system to monitor crowds and the event. This combination of forces provided superior observation of the activities during [...]

May 28th, 2019|news|

Evacuation in Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac

April 28, 2019 - The Blue Vigil tether system aided police and public works officials in Quebec, Canada when flooding threatened the community. The town of Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, a small community northwest of Montreal, was facing flooding from Lac des Deux Montagnes when a natural dike was breached. The officials deployed a tethered drone using the [...]

April 28th, 2019|news|

National Recognition for JMU and Blue Vigil – Blue Vigil selected as a Top 40 Best University Startups of 2017

SUMMARY: JMU's Office of Technology Innovation and Economic Development and Blue Vigil, a local startup, are delighted to announce that Blue Vigil has been selected by a corporate selection committee of the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2) as a Top 40 Best University Startups of 2017! JMU's Office of Technology Innovation and Economic [...]

March 1st, 2017|news|

Blue Vigil Closes $250,000 Seed Round

Technology Startup Blue Vigil Closes $250,000 Seed Funding Round HARRISONBURG, Va., Sept. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrisonburg Startup Company Blue Vigil has closed the $250,000 seed round, which was funded by private investors from the local community. Blue Vigil is in the process of commercializing a tethered hovering observation platform technology. This aerial platform is [...]

April 11th, 2016|news|