Business and Finance

Drone Delivery to Ships Takes off in Singapore

Benh LIEU SONG (Flickr) / CC BY-SA  In a recent press release, start-up F-drones announced the first commercial beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) drone delivery in Singapore.  This is the first time that authorized drone delivery to ships has taken place in Singapore. The company recently obtained the first ever authorization in Singapore for …

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Dotterel Scores VC Funding to Quieten Drone Noise

Source: Dotterel Japanese VC Drone Fund is flying into a quiet funding round, investing in New Zealand UAV startup Dotterel. The company develops tech to reduce noise generated by drone propellers and microphones for aerial audio recording, primarily to customers in government, security and entertainment in the U.S. and Australia. “We strongly believe that …

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Commercial Drones FM: Skydio CEO, Adam Bry Talks Autonomous …

In this most recent podcast, Ian Smith of Commercial Drones FM spends some time with Adam Bry of Skydio on the recent release of Skydio 2, the latest in their line of autonomous drones for commercial application.  The show has an interesting twist: Ian is both interviewing Adam and also …

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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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