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DroneDeploy Partners with DJI to Bring Complete Drone Mapping Solution to Construction

DroneDeploy, the leading cloud software platform for commercial drones, today announced a partnership with DJI -- the global leader in developing and manufacturing drone and camera technology for personal and professional use to bring an all-in-one UAV system to construction enterprises. Available now from DJI's online store, the DroneDeploy & DJI Construction Mapping Package includes a one-year Pro or Business software subscription to the DroneDeploy platform, the DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone and other drone accessories.

May 9, 2017 1:26:54 PM

Topics: Mapping, Startups and Partnerships, Construction

PrecisionHawk Launches Free PrecisionMapper Software for Drone Mapping

PrecisionHawk, a leading commercial drone and data company, has opened access to its professional mapping and analytics software, PrecisionMapper, for free.  By eliminating the cost barrier, operators have the flexibility to ‘bring their own drone’ and consistently generate value from aerial information.

May 9, 2017 11:39:03 AM

Topics: Mapping

Silent Falcon Announces Partnership with Ascent Vision

Silent Falcon UAS Technologies, manufacturer of long range, long endurance, silent, solar-electric powered UAS, announced today it has partnered with Ascent Vision, specialists in precision-imaging Gimbal Sensor Technology, making Ascent Vision their preferred supplier of gimbaled payloads.

May 2, 2017 11:22:10 AM

Topics: Startups and Partnerships

New Datacomm Research report: Why isn’t the drone market taking off?

The U.S. drone industry has hit an obstacle: The Federal Aviation Administration. Little progress has been made since Congress directed the FAA to accommodate commercial unmanned aircraft five years ago. The FAA is keeping the drone industry occupied developing solutions to problems that don’t yet exist. Congress should limit the FAA’s jurisdiction over drones and give greater authority to the states. That is one conclusion of Datacomm Research’s new 115-page study, A Roadmap for Drone Market Growth, 2017-2025.

Apr 19, 2017 2:19:58 PM

DroneDeploy integrates with agX to streamline planning of drone mapping flights

DroneDeploy, the leading cloud software platform for commercial drones today announced an integration with agX to help growers more easily capture field maps and analyze aerial data. agX users can now share field boundaries saved in agX with DroneDeploy to simplify the planning of drone mapping flights. Over time, agX and DroneDeploy plan to integrate further to allow seamless sharing of drone images from DroneDeploy to agX.

Apr 11, 2017 9:59:44 AM

Topics: Precision Agriculture, Mapping

New aerospace group SkyX to bring fully autonomous drones to oil & gas industry

SkyX – the innovative aerospace group based in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) –today announced its public launch as it prepares to secure its Round A financing. Founded by a former Captain in the Israeli Air Force and a Drone Pilot, Didi Horn, SkyX has developed ground-breaking Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – commonly known as ‘drones’ – to service the oil and gas industry. 

Developed to inspect pipelines for damage, as well as for mapping and security surveillance, SkyX’s SkyOne drones offer Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) capabilities, as well as autonomous flight and recharging. SkyOne can travel at 150km per hour for 70 min and can detect leaks, vandalism, vegetation encroachment – and more.

Apr 7, 2017 10:39:15 AM

Topics: Inspection, Startups and Partnerships, Oil and Gas

DroneDeploy's drone data platform now integrated with John Deere API

DroneDeploy, the leading drone data platform for businesses, is now connected with the John Deere Operations Center. Just in time for the critical spring planting season, the integration allows users to synchronize their DroneDeploy and MyJohnDeere™ accounts to view and analyze drone-generated field maps in combination with other important crop data in Operations Center.

Apr 5, 2017 3:38:49 PM

Topics: Precision Agriculture

UAV market takes off for Intelligent Energy

Intelligent Energy has signed a deal with PINC to supply its air cooled fuel cell systems for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), marking Intelligent Energy’s first sale of fuel cell systems for UAVs as the Company moves forward with the commercialisation of its technology.

Mar 23, 2017 9:17:46 AM

Topics: Updates

New Enterprise Tracks Headline InterDrone 2017 Call For Speakers 

InterDrone 2016 brought together over 180 industry-leading speakers, including FAA Administrator Michael Huerta

BZ Media LLC announced today an open call for speakers for InterDrone™ The International Drone Conference & Exposition being held at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas Sept 6-8. Last year’s program had over 180 top speakers in the commercial drone market, including FAA Administrator Michael Huerta presenting the Grand Opening Keynote.

Feb 21, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Topics: InterDrone

Attendance Triples at Second Annual Women in Drones Luncheon Held at InterDrone

Panel of women powerhouses in the commercial drone industry address an audience

of more than 180

BZ Media LLC announced today the success of its second annual Women in Drones Luncheon, a special networking event at InterDrone™ The International Drone Conference & Exposition held on September 8 at The Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. Gretchen West, a senior advisor in the Global Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Practice Group at Hogan Lovells, led the event, which brought together more than 180 leading women in the commercial drone industry to share stories about persevering, mentoring and supporting other women in the UAV market. The event also welcomed three times more attendees than its inaugural year in 2015.

Sep 26, 2016 9:08:17 AM

Topics: Women in Drones