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Uber and Hyundai Have Established a Drone Taxi System That J…

At CES this week, Hyundai and Uber announced a partnership that could make drone taxis and urban air mobility a reality. With Uber’s leadership position in ridesharing and urban mobility, and Hyundai’s expertise in vehicle manufacturing, the pair could have what it takes to get the market in urban air …

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How Key Technology Changes May Revolutionize Urban Transport…

Part 2 of a 2 Part Series on innovative drone delivery and software company Aha.  See Part 1 here, to read about how small retailers are taking on delivery giants like Amazon. Maron Kristófersson is the CEO of Aha, a company that both provides a delivery service utilizing drones in Iceland; and …

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Aerodyne Acquires Measure’s Inspection Services Business

Measure’s inspection services business has been acquired by Asia Pacific company Aerodyne, forming a new joint venture entity – Aerodyne Measure – for drone services.  Measure will continue to operate independently as an enterprise software provider: Measure CEO Brandan Declet Torres comments that the partnership will significantly expand the user …

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Skywatch.AI Partners with Parazero: Drone Pilots Save Money …

Two players in the commercial drone space have just announced a partnership to help reduce insurance costs for commercial drone pilots.  It’s a partnership that makes sense – an InsurTech platform that’s all about quantifying risks, and a developer of drone safety systems proven to significantly reduce those risks: these …

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SimActive Adds New LiDAR Workflow Functionality

SimActive has just announced some additional functionality removes some of the manual processes currently needed to process softificated imagery.  From their press release below: “Removing the need to manually tag GCPs facilitates the integration of LiDAR data with imagery”, said Dr Philippe Simard, President of SimActive. “Our clients can benefit …

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Three Forces That Shaped the Drone Industry in 2018

Guest post by leading drone industry analyst Colin Snow of Skylogic Research. This was a big year for the commercial drone industry as a whole. It saw a significant increase in the business adoption, the expansion of the FAA’s LAANC program (the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability that provides …

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Teaching Drones to Travel in Small spaces by Watching the Bi…

It really interesting to make note of the different approaches that are used to solve problems.  In this case university research seeks to learn how to teach a drone how to travel though a confined space by emulating the flight patterns of birds and bees. There are different approaches to …

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