Business and Finance

Counter-drone firm soars after government demand takes fligh…

Source: Citadel Defense Counter-drone provider Citadel Defense is flying high, even as the tech firm tries to keep unauthorized zones out of the sky. According to a press release, the San Diego-based company has experienced a surge in global demand for Titan counter-drone system, forcing Citadel to expand manufacturing capabilities …

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Parrot’s ANAFI Drone Levels Up for Commercial Data Requireme…

Image Provided by Parrot French drone company Parrot, manufacturers of the ANAFI drone, has partnered with DroneLogBook to simplify drone data logging for commercial applications.  In a recent release, Parrot announced that their partnership with DroneLogBook will provide the capacity for pilots to keep track of equipment performance, schedule necessary …

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EHang Announces Results: A Glimmer of Hope for Passenger Dro…

EHANG 184 Like Lazarus, EHang has made a habit out of rising from what many believed for them to be dead.  First known as a Chinese-based consumer drone manufacturer with their popular Ghost drone, they pivoted several years ago to become a major name in passenger drones. Today, the company …

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Some Good News on the Vernal Equinox (DRONE VIDEO)

This image of Earth was captured during the spring equinox in 2011 by the Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager (SEVIRI) on the Meteosat-9 satellite. (Image credit: NASA) from Space.com The 2020 vernal equinox will bring the earliest spring to the United States in 124 years. It is defined as“the …

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Research Says Small Drone Market in U.S. Worth 22.55 Billion…

Reprinted with Permission from Fortune Business Insights The market for small drones is projected to reach $22.55 billion by the end of 2026, according to a report recently released by Fortune Business Insights.   In a paid analysis study titled “Small Drones Market Size,  Share & Industry Analysis, by Type (Fixed-Wing, Rotary-Wing, …

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DRONELIFE Exclusive: Ware CEO Ian Smith on the Next Big Vert…

Image Provided by Ware The drone industry excels at addressing expensive and slow processes that can be dramatically improved with aerial assets.  One San Francisco startup has identified a major need in a $1.9 trillion industry, and they’re solving it with a combination of easily available commercial hardware and their …

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Drone Company Ware Introduces Inventory Management to Suppor…

Image Provided by Ware San Francisco drone startup Ware is using Skydio drones and sophisticated sftware to handle inventory tracking for the warehouse industry.  Inventory tracking is both labor intensive and time-consuming: making it a perfect target for robotic assistance.  The Ware solution uses a drone to capture images of …

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Drone Podcast: Ian Smith Speaks with Dr. Ernest Earon from R…

Image from Commercial Drone.FM Ian Smith of Commercial Drones FM speaks with Dr. Ernest Earon about REIN and their first product DroneInsurance , a great example of  how technology and AI are used to better serve insurance needs in the drone marketplace.  In this roughly 28 minute podcast,  Ian speaks to …

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Drones Help Scientists See that the Arctic Is Getting Greene…

Credits: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Cindy Starr The Arctic is getting greener…and that is a very bad thing.  Contrary to what you may have remembered from your grade school days, the Arctic is not the barren wasteland of ice that you may envision.  The Arctic is a rich environment where …

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