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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.

InDro’s ROLL-E 2.0 robot delivers to London Drugs customers in Surrey, BC

InDro’s ROLL-E 2.0 robot delivers to London Drugs customers in Surrey, BC

There's a new robot in town. That robot is InDro's ROLL-E 2.0, and the town (well, city) is Surrey BC. In the latest phase of an ongoing pilot project with London Drugs, the new version of InDro's delivery robot was on the job September 9, delivering curbside orders to customers for touchless and convenient delivery. ROLL-E even delivered from the ...
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 Reece. "InDro Robotics does a lot of different things – ranging from product development ...
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 frequently flying missions to test cellular connectivity or our new proprietary drone ...
InDro Robotics partners with UBC, Rogers, Honeywell on 5G UAV project

InDro Robotics partners with UBC, Rogers, Honeywell on 5G UAV project

By Scott Simmie   Picture a small fleet of drones, flying over an urban centre. They are connected to pilot-observers – and each other – over a 5G network. Some are carrying critical documents, others prescription medication. The UAVs are flying autonomously, able to avoid any conflicts both with each other and with traditional crewed aviation. ...
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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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Breaking drone regulations can be expensive
Breaking drone regulations can be expensive

By Scott Simmie   Drone regulations exist for a reason. Actually, multiple reasons. Probably the most important is to keep airspace safe and avoid any potential collisions or interference with crewed aircraft. That's why altitude is limited to 400' above ground...

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Still a long road to fully autonomous passenger cars
Still a long road to fully autonomous passenger cars

By Scott Simmie   We hear a lot about self-driving cars – and that's understandable. There are a growing number of Teslas on the roads, with many owners testing the latest beta versions of FSD (Full Self-Driving) software. The latest release allows for automated...

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Coming soon: InDro Autonomy software
Coming soon: InDro Autonomy software

By Scott Simmie We've got news. InDro Robotics is in the final stages of a new product that will vastly improve the capabilities of ground robots running on ROS2 or ROS1 Robot Operating System libraries. In short, it will transform a remotely tele-operated machine...

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InDro Robotics and T-Mobile: A 5G match
InDro Robotics and T-Mobile: A 5G match

InDro Robotics was recently invited to attend an analyst's summit in Bellevue, Washington State, put on by T-Mobile for Business. We were demonstrating remote operations of our Sentinel inspection robot, with Command & Control taking place over the 5G network. We...

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Videos

Latest

Breaking drone regulations can be expensive
Breaking drone regulations can be expensive

By Scott Simmie   Drone regulations exist for a reason. Actually, multiple reasons. Probably the most important is to keep airspace safe and avoid any potential collisions or interference with crewed aircraft. That's why altitude is limited to 400' above ground...

Still a long road to fully autonomous passenger cars
Still a long road to fully autonomous passenger cars

By Scott Simmie   We hear a lot about self-driving cars – and that's understandable. There are a growing number of Teslas on the roads, with many owners testing the latest beta versions of FSD (Full Self-Driving) software. The latest release allows for automated...

Coming soon: InDro Autonomy software
Coming soon: InDro Autonomy software

By Scott Simmie We've got news. InDro Robotics is in the final stages of a new product that will vastly improve the capabilities of ground robots running on ROS2 or ROS1 Robot Operating System libraries. In short, it will transform a remotely tele-operated machine...

InDro Robotics and T-Mobile: A 5G match
InDro Robotics and T-Mobile: A 5G match

InDro Robotics was recently invited to attend an analyst's summit in Bellevue, Washington State, put on by T-Mobile for Business. We were demonstrating remote operations of our Sentinel inspection robot, with Command & Control taking place over the 5G network. We...

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)....

Pitt Meadows Blueberries

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...

Advanced Air Mobility Comes to Vancouver

Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) is a new form of aviation utilizing airspace above congested cities to better serve the public, businesses, disadvantaged communities, and emergency responders. Download Brochure

In The Media