Business and Finance

Top 5 Industries Hiring Commercial Drones Now

With the enactment of Part 107, the Small UAS Rule, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta said in a press conference that the government estimates there will be over 600,000 new commercial drone operators licensed this year.  But will there be the demand to match the supply?  Here are the top 5 …

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Amazon’s New Patent: Drones Could “Hitch Rides” on Trucks

The latest Amazon Prime Air patent released by the US Patent Office indicates that they may plan to combine drones with trucks, allowing the drones to “hitch rides” on the roofs of their own – and other -trucks and buses. While Amazon’s exact plans for drone delivery have been a closely …

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Drone Squad Leads the Way with Social Racing Application

Sure, drone racing is relatively new to the mainstream media. Even plenty of tech fanatics are surprised at how quickly the sport is taking off. But to assume that FPV racing has come from nowhere does a disservice to the thousands of pioneers around the world who have been organising …

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DroneDeploy and Skyward Form Partnership to Streamline Enterprise Drone Operations

Part 107 has provided some relief to large enterprise looking to incorporate drone technology and the benefits it offers into their overall operations. But there are still hurdles. While the regulations themselves are less onerous; compliance with the regulations is challenging. Today at the InterDrone show Skyward announced a partnership …

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Is DJI about to Trump Competition With New Entry-Level Drone?

Another day, another leak. On August 15th target=”_blank”> target=”_blank”> target=”_blank”> target=”_blank”> target=”_blank”>DJI trademarked the name ‘Mavic’. That word probably won’t mean much to you right now, but give it a few months and it could well be the most well-known model in the consumer drone industry. Sure, that might sound …

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