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Case Study: Robot aids fire department’s investigation

Donan’s Packbot, Scio Surveyor 7, aided the Louisville Fire Department in their investigation of a massive fire that broke out on historic West Main Street in downtown Louisville.  Named “Whiskey Row,” these buildings are the second largest collection of cast-iron facades in the U.S.—second only to New York City’s Soho district. This case study provides a look at how the technology …

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Donan Robot “Proves Crucial” to Fire Investigations

DONAN’s Scio Surveyor 7 proves to be a key tool in the investigation of a massive fire to historic Whiskey Row in downtown Louisville… while his previous deployments are featured on the cover of Claims Magazine Excitement has been building around technology and innovation in the industry, especially as the use of UAVs becomes a reality with FAA exemptions. But advancements …

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Innovative Solutions: Unmanned Vehicles

DonanEngineering Fire Investigation, Forensic Engineering, Hail and Wind, Hurricanes & Flood, Residential & Commercial Structure Fires, Structural Damage & Collapse, Video

You may have read an article, watched a video, or skimmed a headline or two on unmanned vehicles. Content and controversy abound about the potential applications of these emerging and evolving technologies in the property claims industry. Though much of the discussion has been around unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, unmanned ground vehicles also have the potential to …

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DONAN Unveils its New Right-Hand Man

DONAN is proud to introduce the newest addition to the company. He’s a bit shorter and more “power-driven” than our normal hires, but he offers an extremely unique set of skills… Meet Scio (skee-oh) Surveyor 7, a military-grade Packbot and the first unmanned ground vehicle to be used in a forensic property investigation. Named by DONAN Fire Investigator, John Hill, …