Recent Press Coverage
Entrepreneurship Takes Flight: Garuda Robotics
From employing UAVs to optimize farming processes to inventing a comprehensive drone-based system for safe and accurate tower inspections, Garuda Robotics is bringing on a new era.
Taking Drone Services To The Skies
Podcast interview on how drones are deployed to scope telecommunications towers with unprecedented accuracy and study the health of trees in a plantation with heat signatures.
Drones, Privacy and Regulations
Usually in the four Ds: dull, demeaning, dangerous and dirty. That’s where the promise of robotics really comes in. You want to take people out of terrible situations and have robots do the things.
Garuda Robotics has partnered with Wild Asia to deliver spatial analytics to smaller oil palm producers in Malaysia. The solutions offered include the digital mapping of farm plots (visual, near infra-red) and aerial data analytics (NDVI and tree-counts). These...
Today, we are excited to launch Garuda TowerSight, a complete system that integrates an industrial-grade UAV and a dedicated mobile app into a seamless tower survey workflow.
Garuda Robotics joins the fight against dengue and zika with the launch of Garuda DragonFly, a UAV system for monitoring disease-affected areas and depositing larvicide in hard-to-reach places.
Past Media Coverage
Nov 2017 – “Entrepreneurship Takes Flight”, The New York Times
Nov 2017 – “Drone Piloting Skills are Hot in Demand”, The Employment and Employability Institute (e2i)
Oct 2017 – “Ready to Work with a Drone”, NTUC This Week
Oct 2017 – “Boosting SME Productivity Using Drones and Robotics”, Channel NewsAsia
Aug 2017 – “Singapore’s Expanding Tech Space”, GMI Post
Jun 2017 – “Taking Drone Services to The Sky”, BFM Podcast
Jun 2017 – “Garuda Robotics’ Mark Yong Talks Drones, Privacy and Regulation”, Tech Wire Asia
Jun 2017 – “Space For Innovation”, GovTech Singapore
May 2017 – “Opportunities Arise With AI”, SGInnovate
Mar 2017 – “Interesting Jobs Series – Chief Pilot/Operation Manager”, MOE Singapore
Feb 2017 – “3 Hottest Trends in AgTech in Southeast Asia”, Inc Southeast Asia
Feb 2017 – “Drones: Flying Robots Are Set to Soar in Singapore”, EPOCH Times
Dec 2016 – “Asia Digs Deep to Upgrade Its Agriculture”, The Financial Times
Sep 2016 – “Garuda Robotics Launches UAV System for Tower Surveys”, sUAS News
Sep 2016 – “Garuda Robotics Announces Cell Tower Survey UAS”, Unmanned Systems Technology
Sep 2016 – “New UAV System for Cell Tower Surveys”, UAS Vision
Sep 2016 – “DPM Tharman Shanmugaratnam at the CSR and Social Innovators Forum”, Prime Minister’s Office Singapore
Aug 2016 – “How Drones Can Assist in Tower Site Surveys”, NewBay Media
Aug 2016 – “Drone Will Prove Vital to Land and Wildlife Conservation in Southeast Asia”, Ape Alliance
Feb 2016 – “Be Careful Not to Overcharge Drone Batteries: Experts”, Channel NewsAsia
Feb 2016 – “A DragonFly to Combat Ades Mozzies”, The Newpaper
Feb 2016 – “Serving Up The Future”, DBS BusinessClass
Dec 2015 – “What The Future Holds For Civilian Drones: Garuda Robotics”, e27
Nov 2015 – “Ong Jiin Joo of Garuda Robotics”, Audioboom
Oct 2015 – “Drone delivery a milestone for SingPost, but what next?”, Digital News Asia
Jul 2015 – “Garuda Robotics Out to Derive Insights From Drone Feeds”, Digital News Asia
Jul 2015 – “Drone Startups Take Flight in Asia”, The Wall Streets Journal
May 2015 – “Govt Agencies Turn to Drones to Boost Their Operations”, AsiaOne
Mar 2015 – “Game of Drones: As U.S. Dithers, Rivals Get a Head Start”, Reuters
Mar 2015 – “Drone Technology Grows – May Help Malaysian Oil Palm Plantations”, Oilseed & Grain News
Nov 2014 – “With Garuda Robotics, Drones Aren’t Killing Machines – They’re Killer Apps”, Tech in Asia
Sep 2014 – “Drones Score A Hit With Businesses”, The Business Times