As you know, up to now the industrial and commercial drone market has focused on using drones for photography and filming, mapping, surveying, spraying pesticides, etc..
PRODRONE brings a new approach that enables drones to be able to directly perform specific “hands-on” operations. Drones must be able to perform a variety of operations at high altitudes, over long distances, and in places where it would be too dangerous for humans.
Examples of these operations include the abilities to grasp and carry differently shaped cargo using its arms; to attach or join things; to cut cables; to turn dials; to flick switches; to drop lifesaving buoys; to retrieve hazardous materials, etc.
The robot arms can carry a maximum payload of approximately 10 kg (22 lbs.), and with flight time of up to 30 minutes, this drone can also excel at lo…