American Robotics and Railway InspectionAmerican Robotics looks to get into the railway inspection business, with new Ondas acquisition of AI-Powered software company Ardenna

By Jim Magill

The CEO of American Robotics said a recent acquisition by its parent company, Ondas Holdings, will allow the developer of industrial drone solutions to add artificial-intelligence (AI) and machine-learning components to its existing drone-related software to offer track inspections and other services to the railway industry.

Last month, Ondas Holdings announced it had completed the acquisition of Ardenna, a leading provider of image processing and machine-learning software used for rail infrastructure monitoring and inspections. The merger will enable American Robotics to leverage its automated drone platform with Ardenna’s Rail-Inspector advanced analytics software, the Ondas announcement stated.

“Ardenna is the leading provider of image-processing and machine-learning software solutions for the rail industry,”…