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.

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 ...
New heavy-lift autogyro grabs attention @AUVSI

New heavy-lift autogyro grabs attention @AUVSI

We had barely got onto the XPONENTIAL trade floor in Orlando before something really caught our attention. Part of the reason was because it was big. But it was also very different. It's an entirely new type of VTOL drone that uses an autogyro-type system for lift. The drone is called ATLIS, and it's billed as a long-range, heavy lift VTOL cargo UAV. ...
Indro Robotics at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL show

Indro Robotics at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL show

Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth, or at least the biggest when it comes to drones and robots. The Association for Uncrewed Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) is back with a full-scale, in-person XPONENTIAL show for the first time since the global pandemic. With members in more than 60 countries – and an ever-increasing number of companies ...
Draganfly sells, donates drones for use in Ukraine

Draganfly sells, donates drones for use in Ukraine

By Scott Simmie The use of non-military drones in Ukraine has jumped significantly since the Russian invasion began. Consumer products, particularly DJI drones, have been widely used by both sides in the war for situational awareness and identifying combatant positions. They've also been used extensively by journalists to help convey the scale of the ...
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               – Arron Griffiths