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 …


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, …


The Drones Are Here

Donan President & CEO, Lyle Donan, P.E., has been sought out for his expertise on the potential application of drones in the property claims industry.  Claims Management Magazine offers Lyle’s perspective on drone models, applications, and future challenges. Read the full article here.