Percepto, a provider of industrial autonomous drone solutions, today announced that it has raised $15 million Series A Round Funding, led by U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), with participation from existing investors NHN, Spider Capital and Emerge. The company has to date raised a total of $27.5 million. Previous investors include R&R Venture Partners and Hyundai Motors.

“This new investment in Percepto accelerates our rapid trajectory,” said Percepto CEO Dor Abuhasira. “We have the solution, talent, infrastructure and funding in place to scale our operations and further expand our international presence that already includes energy, oil and gas, mining and other heavy industry businesses in more than ten countries. It also enables us to continue at pace with Percepto’s ground breaking research and development.”

The Percepto Solution, a recipient of the Frost & Sullivan Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award, is in use around the world, including a number of Fortune 500 organizations in the U.S., South America, EMEA and Southeast Asia. The Drone-in-a-Box (DIB) solution improves on-site security, safety, operations, maintenance and compliance with its unique computer vision and AI technology. This technology enables real-time detection of threats, safety hazards and anomalies, as well as mapping, 3D modeling and emergency response, which can all be remotely managed over the cloud.