RCbenchmark, a Canadian producer serving the drone business, introduced right this moment that it has modified its title to Tyto Robotics. The title change is accompanied by a number of main modifications as the corporate releases a brand new product line and enters the wind tunnel testing area.
Founded in 2014, the corporate initially supplied small 5 kgf take a look at stands for the RC (remote-controlled) neighborhood, therefore the title ‘RCbenchmark’. Since launching the corporate, they’ve constantly added bigger merchandise to their catalog, together with take a look at stands measuring as much as 75 kgf of thrust with propellers as much as 70” in diameter. This 12 months in addition they added customized wind turbines to their roster due to a partnership with Swiss firm WindShape, which give an open-air various to conventional wind tunnel testing.
With this collection of main additions, it was time for a rebranding.
“Our new firm title displays the profile of the purchasers we serve”, says founder and CEO Charles Blouin, ”nearly all of our shoppers are business producers and aerospace leaders comparable to Volocopter, Volansi, and Matternet.”
‘Tyto’ refers back to the genus of owls identified for his or her environment friendly, silent flight. The firm’s instruments assist their shoppers obtain these enviable qualities, which is why they selected the hen as their namesake. ‘Robotics’ as a area integrates laptop science and engineering, that are each areas of experience for the corporate’s crew.
This 12 months, Tyto Robotics may also launch a brand new line of take a look at stands, the ‘Flight Stand’ collection, which have the next sampling fee, higher calibration normal, and permit for the testing of as much as eight powertrains concurrently. “We listened to our shoppers and we’re happy to supply instruments which is able to enable them to take their testing to the subsequent stage”, says Blouin.
Along with the title change, the corporate additionally introduced that it’s actively looking for distributors in a number of areas, hoping to supply their new take a look at tools to markets with up and coming drone industries.
While the corporate rebrands as Tyto Robotics, their first era of take a look at stands and software program shall be renamed the ‘RCbenchmark’ collection.