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At InDro Robotics, we’re known for our Research and Development. We’re also known for a number of industry “firsts.” Whether that’s BVLOS flights utilizing the 5G network, or becoming the first drone company to obtain a Cargo license from the Canadian Transportation Agency, we like breaking barriers. On this page, you’ll find the latest InDro news – as well as media coverage. Interested in learning more? Hit us up here.

What InDro does

What InDro does

By Scott Simmie   Have you ever wondered: What exactly InDro Robotics ...
InDro’s “Drone-in-a-box” captures precision agriculture data without the hassle

InDro’s “Drone-in-a-box” captures precision agriculture data without the hassle

Recently, we told you about a really intriguing InDro Robotics solution. It's one that appeals to people who need drone data – but don't have a drone or a certified pilot. It also appeals to people who like to keep an eye on their money, and can't quite justify the expense of hiring a contractor to come on-site. In a nutshell, it works like this: InDro ...
Let InDro Robotics pilot your next inspection mission – remotely

Let InDro Robotics pilot your next inspection mission – remotely

Picture this: You run a solar farm. And it's time for a routine inspection to detect faulty or damaged solar cells. Traditionally, you've inspected using a handheld thermal sensor – hoping to identify any anomalies on your solar panels. It does the job, but it's time-consuming. You're aware that drones are capable of carrying out this task much more ...
High-tech jobs aplenty in Ottawa – including with InDro Robotics

High-tech jobs aplenty in Ottawa – including with InDro Robotics

Ask someone what they know about Ottawa, and odds are they'll say it's home to the Federal Government, multiple world-class museums and the ByWard Market – a destination for locals and visitors alike. Increasingly, however, the nation's capital is also becoming known as a high-tech hub. With facilities like the cutting-edge Area X.O – where robotic ...
Unitree’s “dog” robots versatile, affordable

Unitree’s “dog” robots versatile, affordable

You've probably seen "Spot" by now. That's the yellow Boston Dynamics quadruped robot. Its structure and locomotion remind a lot of people of a dog, hence the name Spot. But it's not the only dog in town. Chinese manufacturer Unitree Robotics has multiple quadrupeds on the market. They are similar in design – and to a large extent, functionality – as ...
InDro Robotics releases “NERDs” White Paper

InDro Robotics releases “NERDs” White Paper

By Scott Simmie, InDro Robotics We're pleased to release a White Paper detailing an ambitious and successful project we've recently completed. That project, perhaps appropriately enough, goes by the acronym NERDS – which stands for Network Enhanced Realtime Drone project. It began as a technology challenge issued by the Ontario Centre of Innovation, ...
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“Everyone thought Amazon would be first.  No, a Canadian company has beat them to it, and it’s been no small effort.”
Ross McLaughlin

“Everyone thought Amazon would be first. No, a Canadian company has beat them to it, and it’s been no small effort.”
Ross McLaughlin

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What InDro does
What InDro does

By Scott Simmie   Have you ever wondered: What exactly InDro Robotics does? The answer might surprise you. InDro is often described as a research and development company. While accurate, that isn't very explanatory. So we'll give the first word to CEO Philip...

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Putting Sentinel through its paces at EPRI
Putting Sentinel through its paces at EPRI

By Scott Simmie   There's testing. And then there's "real-world" testing. For example, InDro Robotics builds and tests drones and ground robots. We do this constantly, pushing for continuous improvements (and even breakthroughs) with our products. In BC, we're...

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Videos

Latest

What InDro does
What InDro does

By Scott Simmie   Have you ever wondered: What exactly InDro Robotics does? The answer might surprise you. InDro is often described as a research and development company. While accurate, that isn't very explanatory. So we'll give the first word to CEO Philip...

Methane detection via drone with Aerometrix
Methane detection via drone with Aerometrix

By Scott Simmie   There's no denying climate change. Whether it's the recent and devastating floods in Pakistan, fires in Portugal – or the multiple rivers globally that have dropped to historically low levels – the planet's equilibrium has been changing. While...

Putting Sentinel through its paces at EPRI
Putting Sentinel through its paces at EPRI

By Scott Simmie   There's testing. And then there's "real-world" testing. For example, InDro Robotics builds and tests drones and ground robots. We do this constantly, pushing for continuous improvements (and even breakthroughs) with our products. In BC, we're...

scout 2.0 autonomous robot

New Scout 2.0

New Scout 2.0

Case Studies

Summerland Cherries

Summerland Cherries

The test field chosen for this study is the Summerland Research and Development Centre (SuRDC). The site is located on the western shore of Okanagan...

First Responders find drones invaluable tools

By Scott Simmie It's no secret that drones have become an essential tool for many First Responders. Emergency services frequently use these devices to obtain situational awareness – also known as "The Big Picture." Police departments deploy them to search for missing...

Summerland Cherries

The test field chosen for this study is the Summerland Research and Development Centre (SuRDC). The site is located on the western shore of Okanagan Lake, south of Summerland urban center and bounded on the North and West by Trout Creek. The case study itself will be...

Pitt Meadows Blueberries

The test field chosen for this study is Purewal Blueberry farms, located about 8km west of Coquitlam. The case study itself will be carried out by performing two identical flights during each visit to the site. The first flight will be flown when diurnal solar loading...

Identification of Swimmers in Distress ….

at the Mont-Tremblant IRONMAN Triathlon Department of Emergency Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; bCounty of Renfrew Paramedic Service, Pembroke, Ontario, Canada; Funding: This work was supported by the Chaire de recherche en médecine d’urgence,...

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