IDEX 2021: ZM Interactive presents its xFold range of drones
ZM Interactive presents its xFold range of drones at this year’s International Defence Exhibition (IDEX)
xFold Dragon (Picture source: ZM Interactive)
The line of drones on display includes:
● The xFold Dragon can lift up to 1000 pounds, and the Dragon Hybrid boasts a flight time of 1.5 hours on battery and over 8 hours with a hybrid system. Available in five sizes, payloads for the aircraft include 100 pounds, 300 pounds, 500 pounds and 1,000 pounds, guaranteeing there is an xFold drone suited for every flight operation and mission. The xFold Dragon can be configured as an x4 quad, x6 Hexa, x8 Octo or x12 Dodeka (4, 6, 8 or 12 motors & propellers setup) and is already in use in different applications such as industrial, commercial, cinematography as well as government and military all over the world
● The xFold Cinema is designed to support professional cinematography cameras, LiDAR, or other sensors with proprietary anti-vibration technology. Flight time around 45 minutes, depending on payload. With ability to carry large camera payloads the Cinema is ideal for your Red, Alexa mini, FIZ systems and large cinema lenses.
● The xFold Travel platform is designed for flexibility with a wide range of applications, from DSLR and FLIR cameras to various sensor and payload applications. Flight time around 40 minutes, depending on payload.
● The xFold Spy features power and portability, designed for action sports cameras as well as small payloads like zoom / FLIR and other sensors for industrial applications. Flight times 35 minutes, depending on payload.
“The xFold drones by ZMI are built to be the strongest, most adaptable aircraft on the market today,” said ZMI CEO Ziv Marom. “We are constantly improving on our designs to make them suitable for every industry and every use. Our customers come to us with an idea and our technology continues to rise to the challenge – these capabilities are only the beginning and we have many more exciting updates to come.”
The xFold sUAS is suitable for a range of commercial, industrial, military and emergency-response applications. Customers already using the xFold drones include Dynetics, NASA JPL, Livermore Labs, Israel Defence Force, US Military, USDA, police and fire departments, as well as Bell Helicopter, which was granted FAA Experimental Registration on multiple xFold™ aircraft in 2019. xFold™ drones are being used in the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Africa and Israel.
View the full line of drones during IDEX at the ZM Interactive – xFold stand 03-C40 Hall 3.