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Arrive Announces Partnership With HEI Integrated Systems To Transform Smart City Technologies Into Smart Anywhere Technologies

Parul Dubey on May 16, 2023 - in Corporate, News

Focuses Of The Partnership Include Collaborating To Empower Communities Everywhere By Expanding Smart City Technologies Beyond Urban Boundaries


INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – Arrive, known for its innovative smart Mailbox-as-a-Service (MaaS) infrastructure and platform for Autonomous Delivery Networks (ADNs), has joined forces with HEI Integrated Systems, a pioneer in versatile and integrated infrastructure technology, to propel the development of “smart anywhere” technologies able to be adapted anywhere in the world and in a wide range of diverse environments.

The partnership aims to revolutionize the way infrastructures are designed and deployed, offering dynamic and flexible options to meet the evolving needs of businesses and communities worldwide. At the heart of this partnership is a shared commitment to creating a connected infrastructure that embraces self-reliance and self-contained technologies. 

“This strategic partnership marks a significant milestone in revolutionizing infrastructure solutions,” said Arrive CEO Dan O’Toole. “Together, Arrive and HEI Integrated Systems will create innovative options that address challenges, particularly in rural and remote areas, while enhancing disaster response and preparedness efforts. Our shared vision is to provide more decentralized, self-reliant solutions that empower businesses and communities to thrive anywhere in the world and in any situation.”

“HEI Integrated Systems is thrilled to partner with Arrive. The innovative design and market leadership position Arrive has established is simply remarkable,” said Mike Saltzgiver, President, HEI Integrated Systems. “We believe that the combination of Arrive’s smart MaaS solutions and our Portable Power Platform is a winning combination that can provide a unique and valuable capability for both governmental and industrial/commercial applications. Our team looks forward to working with Arrive to provide innovative and successful-oriented solutions to our customers’ needs.” 

Arrive and HEI Integrated Systems will co-exhibit at the upcoming Smart Cities Connect Expo, a premier event in the smart cities industry. The expo provides a platform for industry leaders, government officials, and technology enthusiasts to explore innovative technologies and discuss strategies for creating smarter and more resilient cities. Visitors to the co-exhibition booth (#501) will have the opportunity to experience firsthand the transformative potential and industry impact of the Arrive and HEI Integrated Systems partnership.

O’Toole added, “We’re both fully committed to driving innovation and shaping the future of resilient and sustainable smart city technologies. Co-exhibiting allows us to highlight the transformative potential and industry impact of our partnership, while underscoring the importance of our collaboration. By showcasing our combined technologies and solutions, we’re demonstrating future infrastructures needed to meet the evolving needs of businesses and communities worldwide.”

The collaboration combines Arrive’s advanced smart MaaS solutions with HEI Integrated Systems’ solutions and expertise in versatile and integrated infrastructure technology. By leveraging each company’s respective strengths, the partnership seeks to drive innovation and shape the future of resilient and sustainable smart city technologies.

“As a source of self-sustaining off-grid power, the Portable Power Platform will enable the application of Arrive’s technology in many new and exciting ways,” said Mark Yenchik, Senior Director of Marketing and Sales, HEI Integrated Systems. “As the core of an integrated system, Arrive and the Portable Power Platform open up a wide range of new possibilities with both tactical and strategic benefits to our users.” 

Smart city technologies are rapidly emerging as the future of urban and rural development, leveraging technology to improve the quality of life for citizens and enhance the efficiency of various services. According to a report by MarketsandMarkets, the global smart cities market is projected to reach $2.57 trillion by 2025, with a compound annual growth rate of 22.9%. This exponential growth is driven by the increasing need for sustainable and resilient infrastructure solutions that can adapt to evolving challenges, such as population growth, environmental concerns, and transportation demands.

About Arrive

Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, Arrive (formerly Dronedek) is a pioneering technology company revolutionizing last-mile delivery and pickup. Founded by serial entrepreneur Dan O’Toole, Arrive addresses the evolving needs of autonomous drone and robotic delivery by unlocking the secure, seamless movement of goods and supplies between people, robots, and drones. The company’s smart Mailbox-as-a-Service (MaaS) platform and infrastructure solutions empower Autonomous Delivery Networks (ADNs) to operate more efficiently with secure and climate-assisted cargo space, smart alerts, and chain of custody. Capabilities are accessible in apps, APIs, and processes that help partners and customers get the most out of conventional carriers, couriers and autonomous delivery networks. The company has raised over $8.5 million from 4,700 investors, while forging strategic partnerships with industry leaders. Learn more about Arrive’s innovative solutions at https://arrive.tech

About HEI Integrated Systems:

HEI Security, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, has more than 100 years of experience providing solutions that meet customer’s unique security needs. HEI is an internationally recognized systems integrator providing a wide array of military, industrial and commercial customer-specific security solutions. We also have more than 45 years of expertise designing, building and fielding integrated surveillance, communication and security systems for the defense/aerospace, industrial and commercial markets domestically and internationally. This experience enables the company to understand specific needs, design mission specific security solutions, and provide turn-key operational systems. Combined with extensive expertise in systems integration, security engineering and information technology, HEI Integrated Systems provides customized solutions ensuring that security posture is working at its highest potential and covering all operational security needs. Learn more at https://heisecurity.com/

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