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 ...
A Q&A with Volatus Aerospace CEO Glen Lynch

A Q&A with Volatus Aerospace CEO Glen Lynch

By Scott Simmie, InDro Robotics If you're in Canada, odds are you've heard of Volatus Aerospace by now. And that's not surprising. The company has grown, and quickly, through a number of strategic mergers and acquisitions. As a result, it's now offering a wide variety of drone services across multiple sectors – and in several countries. That growth, ...
Skygauge and the rise of task-specific drones

Skygauge and the rise of task-specific drones

Today, we take a dive into a pretty cool drone company. That company is Skygauge Robotics. It's a Canadian firm featuring an innovative drone design purpose-built for highly specialized inspections. It's unconventional and breaks the traditional quadcopter mold. And what is that mold? Four fixed motors, four fixed rotors – and a common ...
The amazing, unusual robots of Squishy Robotics

The amazing, unusual robots of Squishy Robotics

By Scott Simmie, InDro Robotics   When we think of robots, a few different images can come to mind. You might envision something like Spot, the dog-like ground robot built by Boston Dynamics. You might also think of an Uncrewed Ground Vehicle, or UGV, such as the AgileX Scout 2.0. You might even think of a walking, talking machine from some sci-fi ...
Advanced Air Mobility: A primer

Advanced Air Mobility: A primer

By Scott Simmie, InDro Robotics   The world of drones and aerospace is laden with acronyms. UAVs, VTOL and BVLOS are but a few of the terms frequently kicked around. But there's another one that's starting to gain traction. It's AAM, or Advanced Air Mobility. We thought it would be worth having a look at what this means, and what the implications ...
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               – Arron Griffiths