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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.

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 ...
Percepto’s autonomous drone-in-a-box

Percepto’s autonomous drone-in-a-box

By Scott Simmie, InDro Robotics   If you're in the drone industry, you've likely heard the phrase: "Drone-in-a-box." If refers to an autonomous system where a drone nests inside an enclosure for charging and safe harbour – and is regularly dispatched for automated missions. Usually, those missions are pre-programmed and involve inspection, ...
Human lungs transported by drone in Toronto: A global first

Human lungs transported by drone in Toronto: A global first

By Scott Simmie, InDro Robotics   In a world first, a set of human lungs has been transported between two hospitals by drone. It happened in Toronto September 25, with the drone carrying the organs on a six-minute flight between Toronto Western Hospital and Toronto General Hospital. Other organs have been transplanted by drone previously in the ...
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