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Nearby Computing and Unmanned Life Forge Strategic Partnership to Lead the Future of Autonomous Systems Integration

Barcelona, Spain, March 2024

Nearby Computing, the leading platform for Edge Computing Automation and  Unmanned Life, a global leader in autonomous robotic orchestration, are proud to announce their strategic partnership. This collaboration signals a groundbreaking effort to redefine the integration of autonomous robotics and edge computing technologies, promising unparalleled innovation and efficiency for businesses worldwide.

Through this strategic alliance, Unmanned Life and Nearby Computing will combine their respective strengths to offer cutting-edge solutions that leverage the power of edge computing for autonomous robotics. This partnership aims to revolutionize how businesses deploy, manage, and optimize autonomous systems across diverse industries.

According to Gartner, by 2030, one-third of all medium to large warehouses will have at least one operational robotics platform.

U-Security is an application extended by the platform, designed to connect and deploy autonomous drones for security surveillance and inspection of facilities. With features such as 5G connectivity, autonomous charging, thermal imaging, AI decision-making, and more, U-Security delivers real-time, remote surveillance capabilities through a simple user interface. In addition, Nearby Computing’s edge automation platform sets a new standard for deployment efficiency, reducing manual intervention and ensuring error-free implementations.

Key Benefits

Advanced Performance: By harnessing Nearby Computing’s robust edge computing capabilities, Unmanned Life’s autonomous drones will experience enhanced performance, reduced latency, and seamless real-time processing, ensuring superior operational efficiency.

Scalability and Flexibility: The combined solution offers unmatched scalability and flexibility, enabling businesses to seamlessly scale their autonomous drones’ deployments according to evolving needs and requirements.

Cost-Effectiveness: Leveraging edge computing minimizes data transfer costs and optimizes resource utilization, resulting in significant cost savings for organizations deploying autonomous robotics.

Enhanced Reliability: The partnership ensures increased reliability and resilience of autonomous robotic systems by distributing computing tasks closer to the data source, mitigating the risks associated with centralized processing.

Industry Impact

This strategic partnership holds immense potential to drive transformative change across various industries, particularly in Ports, Oil and Gas, Mining, and Utilities. By harnessing the power of edge computing, businesses can unlock new opportunities for automation, optimisation, and innovation, ultimately reshaping the future of autonomous systems integration in these critical sectors assuring greater efficiency and security.

“Our Edge orchestration platform NearbyOne, combined with Unmanned Life’s robotics orchestration, precisely addresses market needs in critical industries such as Ports, Energy, and Oil & Gas. This strategic partnership signifies a pivotal moment in streamlining operations and driving innovation in these sectors. Our collaboration is the key to unlocking a future where robotics orchestration takes centre-stage, bringing efficiency and automation to the forefront while adding substantial value to the deployment process and reducing operational costs.”

Josep Martí


nearby computing

“The scalability of the Unmanned Life platform combined with Nearby Computing’s Edge Orchestration platform enables us to rapidly deploy drone and robotic based applications across industries”.

He notes that “Not only does it solve problems for end customers, but the ability to quickly install applications at the edge in real-time means it lowers operational costs and adds to the ROI as well”

Jorge Muñoz

Co-founder and CCO

Unmanned LIfe


The partnership between Unmanned Life and Nearby Computing marks a significant milestone in advancing the integration of autonomous systems and edge computing technologies. With a shared commitment to innovation and excellence, both companies are poised to lead the way in delivering transformative solutions that will shape the future of automation and drive unprecedented value for businesses worldwide.

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