The aerospace and defence industry continues to be a hotbed of innovation, with activity driven by the pressing need for modernisation, and the growing importance of technologies such as artificial intelligence and unmanned systems. In the last three years alone, there have been over 174,000 patents filed and granted in the aerospace and defence industry, according to GlobalData’s report on High intensity warfare in Aerospace, Defence & Security: Visual landing aids.
In terms of leading patent filers for visual landing aids technology, the leading applicant over the last several years has been Dialight. The company is a specialist in the design and manufacturing of LED lighting solutions for hazardous environments and has, thus, invested significantly in researching and developing more resilient lighting solutions with increased endurance and reduced energy requirements.
Dialight plc (LON:DIA) is the world leader in LED industrial lighting technology with millions of LED fixtures installed worldwide.