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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
The New Jersey Transit officials are using the Blue Vigil tether systems to monitor rail yards. By using the tether system, officials can improve situational awareness during incidents and day to day operations. It also allows them to inspect infrastructure assets. Overall, providing them with one more piece of technology to provide information.
Blue Vigil’s Power Drone Tether available for delivery with key upgrades. Herndon, VA -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/07/2018 -- Blue Vigil has announced release of their second generation RS1000 drone power tether system. The company's Drone Power Tether System enables a drone operator to keep their aircraft in hover for unlimited flight durations. The RS1000's reactive [...]
Technology Startup Company Blue Vigil’s Power Drone Tether now flies with the Inspire 1 along with most 24V aircraft. Harrisonburg, VA, July 24, 2017 – Blue Vigil has announced the ability to integrate the company’s drone power system with the Inspire 1 drone. The company’s Drone Power Tether System is designed to provide the drone user [...]
Alexis Miller | The Breeze The hard work of JMU and local business Blue Vigil took flight Friday when the two-year-old startup sent their drone-powered tether system soaring over Bridgeforth Stadium. Blue Vigil’s platform provides a low-altitude aerial vantage point that has the ability to carry cameras, sensors and radio equipment into the air without [...]
SUMMARY: Award winning startup Blue Vigil's will demonstrate a tethered drone system on April 14th at 1 p.m. at JMU's Bridgeforth Stadium. Local startup Blue Vigil — named a top 40 "Best University Startups of 2017" by the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer — will demonstrate a tethered drone from 1-1:30 p.m. Friday, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]