Belgian First Responders can now access Fotokite Sigma
22.09.2021 - Cybrid Thrust’s CEO, Matteo Baronio and Fotokite are proud to announce a distribution partnership that will give first responders, firefighters, and civil protection personnel in Belgium access to the Fotokite Sigma, an actively tethered drone system.
Cybrid Thrust Belgium

Since 2019, Cybrid Thrust has been the drone expert partner for most of the Public Safety, Security and Defense organizations in Belgium and abroad. It has developed specialist expertise to solve the most challenging issues with innovative solutions and benefits from numerous trusted references in the market.

Cybrid Thrust’s team advises and delivers turnkey solutions in the field of autonomous systems, advanced robotics and smart sensors. It, therefore, seems natural that the Fotokite Sigma, made for first responders, resonates into the Cybrid Thrust company vision: bringing a safer and simpler way to access live footage for any emergency or security team, without the need to pilot a system.


‘’Fotokite fulfills all our expectations and our end customers’ needs in terms of ease of deployment, reliability and safety. Fotokite Sigma’s innovative solution enables all first responders and security organizations with an eye in the sky. Actionable dissemination of live images enhances their situational awareness and fastens the decision making process during critical situations.‘’Matteo Baronio, Cybrid Thrust CEO about the Fotokite Sigma technology.


The Fotokite Sigma allows any firefighters to quickly gain overview perspectives during critical situations at the push of a button, without any active piloting necessary. The Kite is a firefighting-specialized aerial camera, it is robust and deployable in seconds, and fully-autonomous in order to provide consistent aerial point of view during emergency situations. The system fits well within any fire departments who have not yet established a drone program. It serves to complement existing drone programs without adding any complexity for a daily-use front line tool. The IP55 classification and a 24h+ flight autonomy allow the Fotokite Sigma to be used safely in all weather conditions.


About Cybrid Thrust:
Our D.N.A is to advise and actively support the vision of our customers among the first responders community. For several years, Cybrid Thrust has worked hand-in-hand with public & private decision makers, helping them to develop their digital roadmap from multiple angles. Market analysis, tests, product delivery and state-of-the-art drone technologies training are the core of Cybrid Thrust mission. This includes, managed services, field support, real-life exercises and deployments participation as well as direct assistance and systems operation.
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About Fotokite: Fotokite designs and builds fully autonomous, persistent, and reliable combined hardware & software systems that provide invaluable overview information to firefighters and first responders to help manage complex, safety-critical situations. Fotokite has offices in Zurich CH, Syracuse NY, and Boulder CO. Fotokite is the winner of the Extreme Tech Challenge 2021 for Smart City & Transportation category, IF Design Award 2021 Winner, GENIUS NY 2018 1st Prize, 2015 Qualcomm QPrize Europe, and has been featured on the TED stage. Fotokite is backed by Credit Suisse Entrepreneur Capital, Sony Corporation, Qualcomm Ventures, and 360 Capital Partners. Fotokite’s core technology was born at the Flying Machine Arena and spun off from ETH Zurich in 2014. Learn more at / Fotokite Facebook Page / Fotokite on Linkedin /  Fotokite Youtube channel / Fotokite Instagram  / Fotokite Twitter