Business and Finance

What’s Happening With UTM? FAA Moves to Next Phase of Testin…

If you’ve been wondering what’s happening with UTM (unmanned traffic management) you aren’t alone.  That’s mostly because UTM isn’t just one policy or piece of technology, it’s a complex framework of regulations and solutions working together.  Remote ID regulation and technology, which has been in development for years now, is …

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How Do Drone Operators Get Clients? DRONELIFE Minute Survey.

It’s a question that we get often at DRONELIFE: How do drone operators get clients?   It’s a complicated question, but critical to the success of drone services companies and the thousands of independent licensed drone operators. In this DRONELIFE Minute Survey, we asked our readers how they’re finding jobs …

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Marketing Your Commercial Drone Business Now that the Trade …

Here at DRONELIFE, we make a living providing marketing opportunities and brand awareness for drone companies – so marketing plans are top of mind.  As the COVID-19 crisis continues, in-person trade shows and marketing opportunities fall to the wayside.  In this DRONELIFE Minute Survey, we asked what drone companies are …

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Drone Insurance SkyWatch and Embry-Riddle Announce Partnersh…

InsurTech platform SkyWatch.AI has announced a partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (E-R) to develop drone education programs and provide reduced rates to Embry-Riddle students on their insurance offerings. As the premier aeronautical university in the U.S., Embry-Riddle has taken a leading role in drone education.  E-R provides drone education for pilots, …

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Giving Tomatoes Their Shots: The Future of Plant Medicine Ma…

Nobody likes getting a shot – but even plants might need them sometimes.  MIT researchers are exploring ways to administer injections to plants with drones. As described in the original article plants, much like people, get sick.  The treatment traditionally involves the spread of chemicals designed to mitigate or alleviate the …

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Ascentium Capital Wants to Finance Your Drone Enterprise [In…

The drone industry is new, and by any measure, still in a growth phase.  While the hype cycle might well be over, investment isn’t.  DRONELIFE interviewed Mark Guida, Vice President-Sales at Ascentium Capital, to discuss what type of clients they work with – and what the financing process looks like. Mark …

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Heisha Technology Wants To Be The Go To Charging Platform fo…

Heisha Technology wants to be the go-to charging component for autonomous drone solutions: and they’re well on the way.  With it’s C500 Plus release, the company is targeting drone system integrators with their new charging platform. As the drone industry matures, end-to-end solutions now often use a variety of components, …

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SimActive Introduces Cloud Sharing and Reflectance Calibrati…

Montreal, Canada, June 9th, 2020 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, announces the release of Correlator3D version 8.5. The new version allows users to share and visualize projects in the cloud. It also features new tools for the calibration and processing of multispectral imagery. Specifically, results can …

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Pix4D announces Stand-Alone Photogrammetry with Cloud Proces…

Pix4D launches stand-alone photogrammetry cloud processing solutions Lausanne, Switzerland, June 9th, 2020: Pix4D, the photogrammetry and drone-mapping industry leader, announces today the release of Pix4Dcloud and Pix4Dcloud Advanced: the new mapping platforms for online surveying workflows and construction site monitoring.  These stand-alone cloud products run Pix4D’s photogrammetry algorithms for mapping and modeling reality from images. …

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