ideaForge, India’s largest manufacturer of drones for defence, homeland security, and industrial applications, has launched its new drone RYNO, a micro category (<2 kg) survey-grade drone designed and specialized for high accuracy mapping applications. It enables users to perform highly efficient land survey operations to develop accurate maps and 3D models. It is the only micro category drone to meet all the stringent specifications laid down by Survey of India (SOI), India’s principal mapping agency and perhaps, the largest mapping agency in the world. SOI has qualified ideaForge’s latest micro UAV for mapping India’s diverse and challenging landscape under the country’s Swamitva Yojana which is the largest drone-led mapping project in the world.
RYNO UAV is equipped with an advanced mapping payload and state-of-the-art PPK module to deliver superior centimetre-level accuracy. The drone boasts of <5 cm Typical X, Y Accuracy at 60 m AGL and <10 cm Typical Z Accuracy at 60 m AGL in real-world conditions. The drone punches above its weight with a class-leading flight time of over 40 minutes and range of up to 4 km. With a minimum area coverage of 1 sq. km. at 120 m AGL (for UAOP holders in India) per flight, RYNO UAV ensures mapping projects are completed faster. In fact, the performance of this UAV is comparable to higher and much more expensive categories of drones.
Being a micro category drone, RYNO UAV has the lowest training requirements as per the civil aviation rules. With its affordability and superior performance, private surveyors and large enterprises across industries such as oil & gas, renewable energy, power generation, mining, manufacturing and construction can produce highly accurate detailed maps and 3D models to achieve operational excellence in mapping projects. The UAV is also NPNT-ready to ensure compliance with Indian drone regulations.
Speaking on the product launch, ideaForge CEO, Ankit Mehta said, “We are committed to creating an Atmanirbhar Bharat and building Made-in-India drones for the world. RYNO UAV is our first specialized mapping drone and we are extremely pleased with the fact that SOI has qualified our micro drone for mapping Indian villages. For us, it is the biggest validation of the drone’ capabilities and its ability to perform flawlessly anywhere in the world. We are confident that with RYNO UAV’s competence to deliver superior and reliable results, we have raised the bar in industrial drone technology for mapping applications.”
Under India’s Swamitva Yojana, over 660,000 villages will be mapped using the indigenously developed MICRO drones of ideaForge. The results will be used to create high resolution maps to maintain accurate land records for all the villages. This will help settle a large number of ongoing property disputes, and make due diligence easier in the buying and selling land. The project is also a pivotal step in establishing India as a drone superpower as it will strengthen the local drone ecosystem and create thousands of jobs in the industry.