Fort Walton Beach’s Micro Units Inc. an emerging technological innovation chief

FORT WALTON Seashore — The Emerald Coastline would not have quite the very same engineering trademark as central California’s Silicon Valley, but 1 local business is making some literal inroads in that arena.

Micro Systems Inc., which operates with about 180 staff members out of two amenities on Hill Avenue, is attracting interest for its get the job done in driverless car technologies. Working with engineering formulated as portion of its ongoing perform for the U.S. armed service in remote auto handle — drones, boats and ground cars (like at least 1 tank) — Micro Methods has made a driverless car or truck for highway building operate zones.

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