• The transformative partnerships aim to strengthen Bayanat’s smart and autonomous offerings and elevate Abu Dhabi's position as a smart mobility hub.
  • Two MoUs signed by Bayanat’s Chief Operating Officer, Abdulla Al Shamsi; Teledyne Geospatial Vice President and General Manager, Geoffroy Deltel; and Xcalibur Multiphysics VP of Financing and Middle East Director, Dario Castellanos, in the presence of Hasan Al Hosani, Managing Director, Bayanat.
  • Bayanat showcased its cutting-edge smart transportation solutions and autonomous systems at the SAVI Cluster launch.

Abu Dhabi, UAE:—Bayanat (ADX: BAYANAT), an ADX-listed public company and leading provider of AI-powered geospatial solutions, signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with Xcalibur Multiphysics, the worldwide leader in airborne geophysics, and Teledyne Geospatial, the global leader in sensors and software solutions for mapping land and water during the launch of the world-leading Smart & Autonomous Vehicle Industries (SAVI) Cluster in Abu Dhabi.

The MOUs were signed by Bayanat COO, Abdulla Al Shamsi; Teledyne Vice President and General Manager, Geoffroy Deltel; and Xcalibur Multiphysics VP of Financing and Middle East Director, Dario Castellanos, in the presence of the Bayanat’s Managing Director, Hasan Al Hosani.

Bayanat and Teledyne Geospatial will work together to further develop industryleading autonomous survey technologies, introducing new and existing technologies for drones and underwater vehicles collecting geospatial data in air, on the water surface, and through the water column to the surface of the seafloor. As a part of the agreement, Bayanat will leverage the latest technologies in areas such as artificial intelligence, near real time and edge computing, digital twins, and digital mapping. Through this collaboration, Bayanat and Teledyne Geospatial will develop new technologies for survey operations that offer an expanding range of cuttingedge products and solutions to enhance geospatial operations for land and sea."

Bayanat and Xcalibur will collaborate to deploy a first of its kind, state of art geophysical autonomous system for the UAE. The system will map natural resources with a focus on strategic minerals, water resources, and geothermal and hydrogen energy potential.

Moreover, both companies will work on exploring international opportunities together. Bayanat will also leverage latest technologies such as Machine Learning and AI to empower insights generation and data interpretation, supporting key global efforts and enabling countries to tap into new potentials.

The companies will also work together to develop new emerging technologies related to Natural Capital Mapping to offer a complete range of cutting-edge products and solutions to enhance their land and sea operations.

Abdulla Al Shamsi, COO of Bayanat commented:

“Our partnerships with Xcalibur Multiphysics and Teledyne Geospatial mark a transformative moment in our journey towards advancing geospatial and autonomous technologies. By joining forces with these industry leaders, we are not only enhancing Abu Dhabi's position as a smart mobility hub, but we are also collaborating on groundbreaking solutions that will drive innovation across cities, energy, national security, and environmental preservation, reinforcing our commitment to pioneering progress in these critical areas.”

Dario Castellanosof, VP of Financing and Middle East Director of Xcalibur Multiphysics commented: “This collaboration is a testament to our shared commitment to innovation and sustainability. Joining forces with Bayanat, we aim to unlock the potential of cutting-edge geospatial technologies, mapping natural resources and advancing the UAE's geophysical capabilities. Together, we'll play a significant role in shaping a more sustainable and connected future”.

Geoffroy Deltel, Vice President and General Manager of Teledyne

Geospatial commented: “We are pleased to collaborate with Bayanat on this impactful initiative that will drive innovation and deliver breakthrough solutions to the Geospatial Community.”

Bayanat also displayed its cutting-edge advancements in autonomous vehicles at the launch of the SAVI Cluster, showcasing two robo-minibuses, a drone from Mira Aerospace (a JV between Bayanat and UAVOS) and a robo-taxi from TXAI. This showcase underscores Bayanat's position as a leader in autonomous technology and highlights the company's key role in pushing the boundaries of innovation in this field.

The signing of these pivotal MOUs during the launch of the SAVI Cluster, along with the presentation of these remarkable vehicles, exemplifies Bayanat's dedication to advancing the autonomous systems ecosystem in Abu Dhabi.

The SAVI Cluster was launched to support innovation in Abu Dhabi’s aviation and aerospace sectors. The cluster will develop autonomous air, land, and sea vehicles, and is expected to contribute AED90-AED120 billion to the UAE economy and generate 30,000-50,000 jobs.


Contact: Shruti Saxena, shruti.s@bayanat.ai

Contact: Jennifer Parham. jennifer.parham@teledyne.com

Contact: María Fernández, maria.fernandez@xcaliburmp.com About Bayanat

Bayanat, an ADX listed public company with majority shareholding by G42, provides comprehensive world-class AI-powered geospatial solutions to a growing number of sectors such as Government Services, Environment, Energy & Resources, Smart Cities and Transportation. It’s offering includes topographic, hydrographic and aeronautical products and charts, as well as spatial data surveying, analysis, management, modeling, visualization and cartography services. Bayanat’s solutions harness vast amounts of premium and unique data from a range of sources including Satellites, High Altitude Pseudo Satellites (HAPS) and Earth Observation powered by AI to drive geospatial intelligence (gIQ).

About Teledyne Geospatial

Teledyne Geospatial unifies the hardware and software expertise of both Teledyne CARIS and Teledyne Optech. Providing customers with innovative integrated solutions, offerings include turnkey systems, lidar and sonar integrated workflows and a range of systems and solutions that support holistic, precision data collection for land and water.

About Xcalibur Multiphysics

Xcalibur Multiphysics is the global leader in airborne and mapping geophysics industry, providing comprehensive and sustainable solutions for mapping and assessing natural capital, renewable and non-renewable resources with +100 years of accumulated experience.

Our mission is to apply technology and smart data to discover natural capital responsibly, help stakeholders create opportunities for growth and integration, and protect biodiversity. All this with the firm purpose of accelerating a just energy transition for a more sustainable economy, making us the partner of reference in natural capital mapping.