INDUSTRY NEWS

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Here at InDro Robotics, we like to keep our finger on the pulse on what’s happening elsewhere in the worlds of drones, robots and relevant software solutions. The goal here is to share interesting news and developments – as well as success stories – with others in the industry. We’re particularly interested in breakthrough technologies and new and exciting use-case scenarios.

If you’re in the industry and have a tip for us, feel free to drop us a line here.

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 ...
Consumers ready for drone delivery: Auterion

Consumers ready for drone delivery: Auterion

Consumers love their deliveries. Whether it's from hugely popular Amazon or a local retailer, there's been an explosion in demand for deliveries since the COVID pandemic took hold. People have largely embraced the convenience of a truck pulling up and dropping off goods – despite the carbon footprint of Last Mile deliveries. But what about drones? Are ...
Some innovative Canadian tech companies to watch

Some innovative Canadian tech companies to watch

At InDro Robotics, we live and breathe innovation. Not only do we like creating new products and solutions, we enjoy celebrating when other companies – particularly Canadian companies – build cool things. InDro Robotics recently took part in a Trade Mission sponsored by NRC-IRAP – the National Research Council's Industrial Research Assistance ...
#CANSEC2022 – a wrap on the biggest security and defence show in Canada

#CANSEC2022 – a wrap on the biggest security and defence show in Canada

By Scott Simmie, InDro Robotics   The biggest annual security and defence conference in Canada – CANSEC – is a wrap. Put on by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries, the trade show is like a Who's Who of the vast supply chain necessary to keep Canada's armed forces equipped. That means everything from the pointy end of the ...
Freefly gets on Blue sUAS, shows off hybrid drone @AUVSI XPONENTIAL

Freefly gets on Blue sUAS, shows off hybrid drone @AUVSI XPONENTIAL

Freefly systems has news – and cause to celebrate. The company's Alta X drone platform has been elevated to a very desirable status. "Our Alta X was approved for the Defense Innovation Unit's Blue sUAS list, which is huge for us," says Freefly Chief Technical Officer Max Tubman. The 'list' is a small collection of drones that have been vetted for ...
Steerable drone/cargo chutes from AVSS gain interest @AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL

Steerable drone/cargo chutes from AVSS gain interest @AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL

A Canadian company, well-known for its drone parachute systems, has a new and innovative product. It's a steerable parachute that can drop cargo – or even a drone with a technical malfunction – where you want it to go. The company is called AVSS (Aerial Vehicle Safety Solutions) and it was founded in 2017. "AVSS is a parachute recovery system. We build ...
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