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Enterprise Businesses Looking for Qualified Drone Service Providers Report Says

Less than three year's ago the idea of starting a business for drone services was only for a brave and psychic few, but now, after the passing of Part 107 the market is flooding with drone service providers (DSPs). As the competition stiffens and the industry grows, the question remains: How do you make a drone business profitable?

Sep 28, 2017 3:58:57 PM

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UAV Visions

Jon Tull
Dronifi

Jon Tull is the founder and President of FarmSolutions and operates a commercial avocado orchard where all FarmSolutions hardware, software and high resolution crop image data is collected. Prior to Farm Solutions, Jon founded and ran a successful software company for over 10 years, which he later sold to RealPage, a public software company. Jon remained at RealPage as Division President and corporate SVP prior to starting FarmSolutions.

Aug 17, 2017 8:55:14 AM

Topics: UAV Visions

NASA tests the next phase of its UAS traffic management system

On May 25, 2017, the FAA-designated Nevada UAS Test Site and its NASA Partners flew five different Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or drones) demonstrating multiple operational scenarios, including parachute initiated emergency supply deliveries and aerial survey operations.  In addition to flying the specific NASA Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) missions, the UAVs were flown beyond the pilot’s visual line of sight.  This was accomplished using strategically placed visual observers (VO) and sophisticated Command and control (C2), communication, detect, and avoid technologies.

Jun 6, 2017 8:34:55 AM

Topics: Control Systems, Regulation

HAZON drone management system adds new safety and compliance features

HAZON Solutions, the national leader in drone inspection services, announced today the launch of the latest version of the HAZON Drone Management System (HAZON DMS). Only four weeks after the initial release, HAZON has added two new features, Lessons Learned and Incident Reporting, further promoting safety and FAA compliance for drone operations.

Jun 2, 2017 10:16:46 AM

Topics: Control Systems

Drone Aviation Introduces FUSE Automated Smart Winch Tethering System for DJI Inspire Drones

Drone Aviation Holding Corp., a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, today introduced FUSE, its automated smart winch tethering system designed to meet the unique specifications for DJI Inspire drones, the world’s most popular commercial drone. Utilizing a new patent-pending power pack, the FUSE Tether System maximizes drone use for both Inspire 1 and Inspire 2 owners.

May 25, 2017 10:40:47 AM

Topics: Control Systems

3DR launches Perimeter Scan, a brand new flight mode for AEC professionals

3DR, makers of Site Scan, the leading drone data platform for engineering and construction, today announced Perimeter Scan, a brand new flight mode on the Site Scan Field iOS app.

May 25, 2017 10:36:37 AM

Topics: Mapping

Optelos introduces PointCloud Visualizer

Optelos announces the PointCloud Visualizer, which revolutionizes the drone industry by enabling drone operators to easily upload data to the cloud and then create data models, which can be viewed and shared with clients and stakeholders.

May 24, 2017 10:48:14 AM

Topics: Mapping

Cloud based drone management software announced by HAZON Solutions

HAZON Solutions, the national leader in drone inspection services, announced the launch of the HAZON Drone Management System (HAZON DMS). HAZON DMS is a secure, web-based management tool providing every drone operator, whether a hobbyist with a single drone or a large corporation with hundreds of drones, a way to safely and efficiently track and manage their drone fleet, pilots and workflow.

May 15, 2017 11:11:14 AM

Topics: Control Systems

Airbus creates new commercial drone services start-up “Airbus Aerial”

Airbus launched its U.S. base and operations of a new commercial drone start-up, named Airbus Aerial, at the AUVSI Xponential tradeshow and conference in Dallas.

May 12, 2017 4:26:12 PM

Topics: Startups and Partnerships

Insitu Announces INEXA Solutions for Commercial Operations

Insitu today announced INEXA Solutions, a comprehensive suite of remote sensing products and information delivery services that are provided to customers to collaboratively resolve business challenges by leveraging Insitu and The Boeing Company's ecosystem of capabilities, from seabed to space.

May 10, 2017 9:26:04 AM

Topics: Control Systems