KENNESAW, GA (June 25, 2018) – Systems Atlanta, Inc. (SAI) is extremely proud to have been chosen as one of the Top 10 teams during the inaugural AFWERX Fusion Xperience. The annual AFWERX Fusion event brought together small businesses, entrepreneurs, and academia with the objective of introducing innovative solutions to address challenges encountered within the Air Force. This year’s event showcased technologies designed to address perimeter security issues for mobile, fixed, and temporary locations.
Prior to the AFWERX Fusion Xperience event, collaborators in technology, academics, engineering, defense, and small businesses competed in the Fusion Challenge. Out of the 187 entries submitted to participate in a crowdsourced challenge, SAI was among 50 teams selected to travel to Las Vegas to showcase their solutions. At the Las Vegas event, each presented their innovations to military security experts who selected SAI and 9 others to move forward and receive further AFWERX development support.
SAI is honored to move forward as a solution provider via assistance from AFWERX Vegas. AFWERX was established in 2017 by the Secretary of the Air Force as a catalyst for the creation of transformative solutions and to foster a culture of innovation. The mission of AFWERX Vegas is to serve the needs of the Air Force by addressing tough challenges. AFWERX Vegas, a branch of DEFENSEWERX, serves as a hub for interaction with the rest of the AFWERX ecosystem. They are a dynamic, tech-curious team, committed to scouting and designing innovative solutions to benefit the Air Force.
About Systems Atlanta Inc.
Systems Atlanta, Inc. (SAI) provides comprehensive solutions and services to address the technology requirements of civilian, government, and military air traffic control, aviation and emergency facilities. A pioneer in the Information Display Systems (IDS) industry, SAI has more than 30 years of experience developing and implementing IDS networks in diverse operational environments around the world. The company’s solutions include the widely-adopted and highly-customizable IDS4 and IDS5 product suite, network and software engineering, classroom and online training courses, technical support, project/program management, and other services designed to improve customers’ information access, situational awareness, responsiveness, and operational efficiencies.