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  • Closeup of an Exyn drone equipped with lidar survey equipment.

    Exyn mapping tech put to the test at Pogo

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Mar 20, 2024

    Recent study shows Exyn drones more safely collect higher quality survey data in half the time compared to traditional mine mapping methods. Exyn Technologies' drone-based mapping system is faster, more accurate, and infinitely safer than traditional underground mine surveying technologies, according to a recent study completed at Northern Star Resources Ltd.'s Pogo gold mine in Alaska. "[T]he data doesn't even compare," said Andrew Loomes, chief mine surveyor at Pogo. Exyn...

  • A Nexys mapping system being carried in a backpack at a construction site.

    The Nexys for next-gen mine mapping

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Feb 21, 2024

    Exyn Technologies unveils a new 3D mapping solution to dock with its industry-leading autonomous drones and other delivery systems. Whether carried in a backpack, on the back of a Boston Dynamics Spot robot dog, or docked with one of its own state-of-the-art autonomous drones, Exyn Technologies' new Nexys modular 3D mapping system offers unmatched flexibility, speed, and accuracy for surveying and inspecting mines, construction sites, and other demanding environments. As a...

  • Exyn Technologies autonomous drone Alaska British Columbia GPS-denied mapping

    Exyn drones map Alaska, BC gold mines

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Feb 10, 2024

    Whether exploring and mapping a historical underground mine for the first time since it was shuttered during World War II or generating more detailed maps of a modern operation, drones that navigate the labyrinth of ramps, declines, stopes, and other underground environs without reliance on the global positioning system or human guidance can make subterranean mine surveying safer, faster, and more accurate. Ascot Resources Ltd. and Northern Star Resources Ltd. are amongst the...

  • Lit up by a drone pilot’s headlamp, ExynAero casts a shadow on the mine wall.

    Jaguar Mining adopts Exyn drone tech

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Dec 2, 2023

    ExynAero drone improves safety and efficiency at underground gold mines in Brazil. Toward its commitment to embracing new mining technologies that increase safety and efficiency, Jaguar Mining Inc. has adopted Exyn Technologies Inc.'s autonomous drones to capture critical data at its underground gold mines in Brazil. "We are thrilled to deliver innovations that help reduce risk to humans and increase efficiency and productivity in mining operations," said Exyn Technologies...

  • An ExynAero drone on a landing pad underground.

    Exyn strengthens strategic partnerships

    A.J. Roan, Metal Tech News|Updated Sep 19, 2023

    Further solidifying its leadership in the world of multi-platform robotic autonomy for complex and GPS-denied environments, Exyn Technologies Inc. has secured funding that strengthens the autonomous robotics pioneer's strategic partnerships. Founded in 2014 as a spin-out of the University of Pennsylvania's General Robotics, Automation, Sensing & Perception (GRASP) Laboratory, Exyn has quickly grown as the leading contender for autonomous exploration and mapping for industries...

  • Exyn delivers 3D models in living color

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Sep 4, 2023

    Imagine a future where a geologist could slip on a virtual reality headset and descend into a full-color, highly accurate 3D model of a mine abandoned decades earlier and much too unstable to allow for human entry. With Exyn Technologies Inc.'s unveiling of the world's first real-time colorized point cloud visualization on a handheld lidar scanner, the ExynPak, such chromatic visions may be closer than you think. "If you watch any good sci-fi movie or show, colorized 3D...

  • Exyn Technologies autonomous drone Level 4 autonomy Nader Elm Jason Derenick

    Exyn makes history with first level 4 UAV

    A.J. Roan, Metal Tech News|Updated Jun 8, 2023

    Exyn Technologies Inc. is the first company in the world to achieve a level 4 autonomous drone, the most sophisticated aerial robotics system capable of free-flight exploration without the need for fallback-ready human operators. According to the standards set by the automotive industry – and recently updated by Exyn experts for aerial applications – an overview of autonomy levels is categorized from levels 0 – 5. The Levels of Aerial Autonomy Version 1.0 are: • Level 0 – No a... Full story

  • Boston Dynamics Spot robot fitted with ExynAI, Trimble X7 3D scanning system.

    Spot the autonomous robot surveyor dog

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Nov 9, 2022

    Boston Dynamics' Spot fitted with Exyn autonomy and Trimble 3D scanning tech. Upgraded with the powerful autonomy offered by Exyn Technologies and Trimble's advanced 3D scanning system, Boston Dynamics' Spot robot dog has been transformed into a state-of-the-art autonomous surveyor that can traverse, image, and map complex environments without the need for GPS or other guidance. "The integration of autonomous surveying technology into a construction workflow has... Full story

  • Exyn Technologies NSS Canada mining safety autonomous drone UAV distributor

    Exyn Technologies, NSS team up in Canada

    A.J. Roan, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    Mining drone expert Exyn Technologies Inc. has forged a partnership with NSS Canada as the primary distributor of its line of autonomous aerial robots for the Canadian market. "We're proud to expand our worldwide footprint with this partnership by empowering surveyors with a suite of highly accurate cavity monitoring tools," said Exyn Technologies CEO Nader Elm. "More Aeros (ExynAero) and Paks (ExynPak) in the field means more safety for mine workers in Canada and beyond." As...

  • Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions Exyn Technologies automated drones PDAC

    Glimpse of mining future unveiled at PDAC

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    The future of automated underground mining – where drones self-navigate through a labyrinth of underground mine workings and send back high-accuracy 3D data that can be used to guide autonomous mining equipment – is closer than you think. Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions (formerly Sandvik Mining and Rock Technologies) and Exyn Technologies Inc. offered Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention attendees a glimpse of the mining autonomy horizon in a vide...

  • Exyn Technologies Inc. C.R. Kennedy autonomous drone Clinton Harn Nadar Elm

    Exyn shares gift of autonomy to Outback

    A.J. Roan, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    The award-winning and rapidly growing autonomous drone company, Exyn Technologies, gains Australian market exposure by partnering with C.R. Kennedy, one of the largest providers of survey equipment for mining in Australia. As Exyn's first international distributor, C.R. Kennedy will make the company's autonomous aerial robot systems for complex, GPS-denied environments available to mining and other industrial sectors Down Under. As one of the world's most prolific mining...

  • Exyn autonomous aerial robots for mapping lidar data collection compilation

    Exyn unveils next gen drone technology

    A.J. Roan, For Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    Exyn Technologies launches the newest drone in its lineup of aerial robots, the ExynAero, along with ExynPak, a new portable format that allows users to take advantage of the drone's mapping and other features where autonomy is not needed or practical. Already well known for its previous work in autonomous aerial robot systems, the award-winning Exyn Technologies has continued to pursue a truly autonomous drone that can intelligently navigate and dynamically adapt to complex G...

  • Sandvik autonomous underground mining equipment Exyn Technologies drones

    Global mining robot leaders join forces

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    Two world leaders in mining robotics – Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology and Exyn Technologies Inc. – have formed a partnership that is expected to set the standard for fully autonomous underground mining. A world leader in mining automation, Sandvik has been implementing digital mining solutions for more than two decades. The global mining supplier offers both underground mining equipment and advanced systems for autonomous and remote operations of equipment. Sandvik's Aut...

  • Exyn Drone UAV mapping underground development at gold mine Finland

    Autonomous drone maps Finland gold mine

    A.J. Roan, For Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 2, 2022

    Rupert Resources partnered with Exyn Technologies to map 30 underground mining stopes in three days using the world's first industrial-grade fully autonomous drone at the past producing Pahtavaara gold mine in central Lapland of northern Finland. Since its acquisition of the Pahtavaara mine in 2016, Rupert has undertaken extensive new exploration and geological modelling, utilizing the substantial amount of historical drilling data and 35 kilometers (22 miles) of underground...

  • Exyn Technologies Maestro Digital Mine canary gas sensor drone autonomous

    Drones are new canaries in the mine

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Mar 8, 2022

    Maestro Digital Mine, which specializes in industrial internet of things (IIoT) devices that make mines safer and more productive, and Exyn Technologies, a pioneer of aerial drones capable of autonomously navigating complex underground environments, have teamed up to create the 21st century equivalent of a canary in the mine – an ExynAero drone equipped with critical gas sensors manufactured by Maestro. For centuries, hazardous gases have posed a fatal threat to underground m... Full story

  • Exyn Technologies Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions robotics mining autonomous

    Charting new mining robotics territory

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Oct 5, 2021

    Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions, a Swedish company at the vanguard of mining automation and digital mining solutions, and Exyn Technologies Inc., an award-winning pioneer of aerial drones capable of navigating complex environments without the need for a global positioning system or direct human guidance, are merging their already avant-garde autonomous technologies into a concept vehicle that is expected to advance robotics into uncharted territory. "This latest concept is... Full story

  • Exyn Technologies Advanced Autonomous Aerial Robot A3R drone system

    Exyn bestowed mine robotics award

    A.J. Roan, For Metal Tech News|Updated Jun 27, 2020

    Autonomous drone pioneer, Exyn Technologies has been bestowed the RBR50 Robotics Innovation in Mining award. Presented annually by Robotics Business Review, the RBR50 Innovation Award recognizes and celebrates forward thinking companies and the original, impactful solutions they have created. Since its inception in 2012, this prestigious award has become widely recognized as the premier listing of the world's most successful and innovative robotics companies. As of 2020,... Full story