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. 
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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.
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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. 
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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