AIS’s Role in ORION

AIS is proud to announce its role in ORION: a technology accelerator and innovation ecosystem in Rome, NY, aimed at transforming military and cyber capabilities within the Internet of Things (IoT). ORION is a collaboration between industry-leading partners including AIS, the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Information Directorate, Quanterion Solutions, Griffiss Institute, NYSTEC and Cisco.

ORION, an acronym for Open-Architecture, Resilient loT for Operational Networks, offers comprehensive cyber assurance, customized testing and seamless integration solutions for any IoT venture. Backed by cutting-edge tools and dedicated experts, ORION fosters collaborative innovation and smooth technology transitions, enabling organizations in industry, government and beyond to stay at the forefront of the digital realm.

“We’re privileged to serve as the prime technical leadership for ORION, in which each partner plays an indispensable role in revolutionizing cyber capabilities for customers,” said Charles Green, CEO at AIS. “From flight lines and military vehicles to base infrastructure to personalized wearables, ORION leverages IoT data to forge a strategic edge like never before.”

The headquarters of ORION is housed at the lnnovare Advancement Center in Rome, NY. In addition to its headquarters, ORION also operates out of NTROPEE, a 20,000 square foot hangar located on Griffiss Business & Technology Park. This facility accommodates larger IoT systems such as vehicles, industrial control systems, unmanned aircraft systems and more.

“ORION is affording AIS the unique opportunity to create impactful capabilities in the IoT space while getting real-world feedback through cyber exercises and partnerships,” said Pat McHarris, Senior Software Engineer at AIS. “We are proud to contribute to this project and eagerly anticipate the exciting developments that lie ahead in this critical area of cyber and information security.”

Ribbon Cutting

A public ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the official launch of ORION is scheduled for August 23, 2024. Details will be released closer to the date. To stay informed and learn more about ORION, click here:

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