Business and Finance

Going to CES? Check Out These Key Players and Keynotes: DJI,…

Their website provides a brief history of CES:  “The first CES kicked off in 1967, with 250 exhibitors and 17,500 attendees in New York City. Since then, CES has grown by more than 10-fold and now encompasses both traditional and non-traditional tech industries.” As the world’s leading drone manufacturer and …

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Drones and Urban Air Mobility: Porsche Teams up with Boeing …

In a continuing exploration of the concept of a flying car,  Boeing has signed a letter of agreement to explore joint relationships with luxury car manufacturer Porsche.  Here is a concept video published by World News that shows some idea of what that might ultimately look like. Flying cars – …

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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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Altitude Angel Wins Nationwide UTM Contract in the Netherlan…

UK UTM provider Altitude Angel has announced the company has been awarded a contract to provide the Netherlands’ air traffic control authority, Luchtverkeersleiding Nederland (LVNL), with a nationwide UTM platform. Altitude Angel’s solution will provide the Netherlands with a UTM platform aimed at safely integrating drones into Dutch airspace. The …

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DJI’s AeroScope Passes Evalutation by UK’s National Infrastr…

The UK has had its fair share of drone-related disruption, most notably with the grounding of flights across several days at London’s Gatwick airport – around this time last year. Ever since, the UK government has been grappling with the issue of drone misuse. New legislation has been passed enforcing …

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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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David and Goliath: How Small Retailers in Iceland are Taking…

In English, a paradigm shift or major new idea may be referred to as an “Aha” moment: so the name of this innovative urban delivery service is appropriate in multiple languages. At last month’s Commercial UAV Show in London,  we met Maron Kristofersson, CEO and Founder of Aha.is, a drone …

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Missed Black Friday? Cyber Monday Drone Deals & Accessories …

Let’s say that you were in a food coma after a large Thanksgiving meal, or that you do not live in the US and are wondering why we have this whole turkey obsession every year.  Here are some great deals that are hold overs from Black Friday to save you …

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