How New Mexico companies use drones to cut costs and increase efficiency

Humans have long been the go-to source of plotting land for things like construction sites. But drone technology is quickly changing that. Charles Grimm, president of Albuquerque-based companies Outdoor Robotics and Grimmster Technologies, said one use for drones reigns supreme. “Essentially mapping is … really where most of the R.O.I. [return on investment] is with […]

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4 Ways Drones are helping Engineers in Construction

Drones are gaining momentum in the engineering world with capabilities that enable better and more accurate data for civil engineers and workers in the field. This article explores some of the ways drones can be helpful in road engineering. 1. Ground mapping For a road designer (transport engineer) any new project starts by digging into […]

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Inside Look at Outdoor Robotics

Q: Where are you from? A: I am from Ontario, Canada. I basically grew up in Toronto. Q: How did you make it to New Smyrna? A: I finished a start up on a fitness club in Toronto and was looking for the next stage with another company. I had always been interested in moving […]

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Spotlight

Grimmster Technologies – Outdoor Robotics Grimmster Technologies – Outdoor Robotics is located in New Smyrna Beach, FL.  The founder and CEO Charles Grimm gives us some insight. Please describe your company. Grimmster started originally as a web development and software company back in 1998. I bought my first domain name from network solutions for $75. I was still working for Morgan Stanley […]

New Smyrna design firm takes on drones

Daytona Beach News Journal – August 10, 2014 Charles Grimm is president and CEO of Grimmster, a New Smyrna Beach-based design company that specializes in Web development and video services. The company has operated out of New Smyrna Beach for about 15 years but recently expanded its range of products to include the design of […]

Charles Grimm: Drone business taking off for Outdoor Robotics

Orlando Sentinel: May 18, 2014 Charles Grimm, 56, is president of Outdoor Robotics, a small company in New Smyrna Beach. Last week, he attended the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International convention in Orlando. He took a break at the event, billed as the world’s largest, and spoke with Orlando Sentinel writer Kevin Spear about […]