13th August, Mumbai: Lynx – Lawrence & Mayo, one of India’s leading Engineering equipment providers, recently announced the expansion of their portfolio to include specialised drones, through its partnership with the ideaForge, India`s largest UAV manufacturer. As part of the agreement, ideaForge’s range of award winning drones equipped with over a decade of UAV design expertise, will be accessible to Lynx – Lawrence and Mayo for applications across urban development, weather monitoring and testing, agro-technology and other sectors.
Developed by a team of IIT Bombay graduates, ideaForge has been celebrated for their unique innovations in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) domain, having built the then world’s smallest and lightest autopilot in 2009 and India’s first autonomous quadcopter UAV. Their designs have been internationally acclaimed and they have led the development of world class, indigenous UAVs for security & surveillance, reconnaissance, mapping, photogrammetry and other industrial applications. Now, their UAVs even come with the capability to meet the DGCA regulations, to ensure NPNT compliance.
Through this partnership, Lynx – Lawrence & Mayo, will have access to ideaForge’s fleet of UAV’s for Inspection, Surveillance, Traffic and Crowd management, and Disaster Management, which includes:
1. Switch UAV – A Fixed Wing & VTOL – Hybrid for Terrain Independent Deployment with long range, high endurance and high altitude capabilities.
2. Q-Series UAV – Enterprise specialist VTOL Quadcopter(s) Built with military design philosophies
3. NINJA UAV – Lightweight and economical micro UAV built specifically for mapping and advanced surveillance
4. NETRA PRO – Rugged Quadcopter for maximum redundancy in extreme conditions
5. NETRA V-Series – Field proven UAVs for mission critical applications, integrated with high zoom HD real-time video transmission
Speaking about its association with ideaForge, Mr Glenford D’souza , Senior General Manager , Lynx – Lawrence & Mayo, said, “We at Lynx have been driving innovation and excellence in advanced precision equipment for engineering and industry. With the addition of innovative UAVs from ideaForge, we are delighted to add a range of advanced and futuristic drones to our portfolio. We will be strategically deploying these products to create an integrated and specialised service/solution offering to our exisiting and potential clients. We look forward to a long term and fruitful partnership.”
Speaking about their partnership with Lynx – Lawrence and Mayo, Ms. Divya Jain, President – Sales & Business Development, ideaForge said, “Choosing Lynx – Lawrence & Mayo is a natural fit for us given their leadership in innovation and transformation to meet the demands and challenges of Industry 4.0 revolution in India. We envisage leveraging each other’s strengths, in ideaForge’s high performance UAVs & Lynx’s rich legacy and market access. Through this partnership, our class-leading products will be integrated with the right applications to create valuable solutions for Lynx’s end customers.”
ideaForge drones have already proven their worth in defence and homeland security for border monitoring, anti-terror ops, counter insurgency ops, disaster management, traffic monitoring, campus surveillance, crowd management and more. With the flexibility to customize their drones for an array of requirements, ideaForge also provides end-to-end UAV solutions and services to the industrial and commercial sectors.
About Lynx – Lawrence and Mayo:
Lynx- Lawrence & Mayo is the engineering and instrumentation arm of the legendary Lawrence and Mayo brand that boasts of over 142 years of glorious existence! With a Wealth of expertise acquired over than course of a century, LYNX – Lawrence and Mayo, along with its Technical Development Service Centres (TDSC), pursues its ultimate goal of excellence in design and innovation. With a wide network of strategically located branches and customer relationships based on a rock solid foundation of trust, the Organization today is poised to meet the needs of rapidly growing Indian market for Precision Instruments. Be it in the field of all development projects like construction, infrastructure, and management of water resources, environmental monitoring, and supporting alternative energy progress, LYNX – Lawrence and Mayo has been meeting the needs of Public and Private sector clients across India, while also contributing to a vast database of Research and Quality Control Laboratories, all over the globe.
Key Focus Sectors:
1. Land Surveying Instrumentation
2. Agriculture and Weather monitoring equipment
3. Modern Drones
4. Charge-Grid – the modern charging pods for electric automobiles
5. Medical and Healthcare instrumentation
For more Information: https://lynxinst.com/aboutus
ideaForge is the leader in defence and enterprise UAV solutions in India with over 90% market share in Security & Surveillance. The organization is a licensed manufacturer of UAVs approved by Ministry of Defence (MoD). The organization was established in 2007 by IIT-Bombay alumni.
ideaForge is the first organization to indigenously develop and manufacture Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) UAVs in India. It is the pioneer in the UAV industry in India and has multiple IPs to its credit, including the then world’s lightest autopilot in 2009. Currently, the organization has deployed over 700 systems and has trained over 1200 pilots in services including Indian Army, Navy, Air-Force, all CAPFs (CRPF, BSF, NSG, etc), State Police Forces, Indian Railways, TAFE, NTPC, DRDO, L&T and many more.
A vertically integrated organization with in-house R&D, design, software, manufacturing, services and training operations, ideaForge delivers world class end-to-end solutions for an array drone of requirements in defence, homeland security and enterprise sectors. The company is continually innovating and experimenting to transform its aerial platforms, to offer greater performance, higher reliability and autonomy.
For More Information: https://www.ideaforge.co.in/