Commercial drone industry

Flyability and Pix4D: Drone Companies Partner to Bring Indoo…

“3D modeling brings tremendous value to inspection professionals on multiple fronts,” says Flyability’s Marc Gandillon.  “First of all, when looking at a defect using remote visual inspection technology, the information you get on the video stream is flat. You can easily spot cracks, corrosion, or other visually-featured defects. However, sometimes, this …

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DRONELIFE EXCLUSIVE: A New California Privacy Law Could Chan…

A new California privacy law could change everything for drone operators in the state – and could be used as a model across the country. The following is a guest post by attorneys from law firm Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.  This piece was authored by Cynthia Larose, …

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The FAA’s Aerospace Forecast is Out: and There are a Few Sur…

https://www.flickr.com/people/turtlemom_nancy/ [CC BY-SA 2.0 ] The FAA has released their annual aerospace forecast – and the drone industry figures are both impressive and surprising.  We’ll dive into different areas of the forecasts in future articles: in this one, we’re looking at the numbers.   DRONELIFE has reported on FAA Aerospace …

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CyPhy Works, Aria Insights Closes its Doors: Consolidation i…

US-based drone manufacturer Aria Insights, formerly CyPhy Works, has closed its doors for good.  Former CEO Lance Vanden Brook confirmed the news, answering DRONELIFE’s request with a brief statement: “Aria Insights has ceased operations effective March 21, 2019.” It’s a short epitaph to a good company, and unfortunate evidence that …

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The Advanced Drone Operators Toolkit Offers a Manual for Gov…

At the World Economic Forum’s meeting in Davos, the Advanced Drone Operators Toolkit – a user-manual for governments wanting to scale drone delivery – was released.  This open source resource is a collection of lessons learned, a collaboration with 10 civil aviation authorities from five continents, 8 international government organizations and …

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Josh Ziering: What the Commercial Drone Industry Can Learn f…

The following is a visitor submit by Kittyhawk co-founder and chief pilot, Joshua Ziering.  Kittyhawk is a number one built-in drone operations platform supplier. May 22 is a vital day in aviation historical past. It’s additionally an vital day in authorized historical past. In 1906, the Wright Brothers had been …

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South Korean Government to Invest 1.2 Trillion in Drone Indu…

Determined to be a part of rising Asian drone trade, the South Korean authorities has introduced that it’s going to make investments an additional 1.2 trillion gained (over $1 billion) in the trade over the subsequent 5 years. Korean information shops report that the nation’s Ministry of Land, Transport and …

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DJI Expanding in Latin America

The Kathmandu Post experiences that drone producer DJI is about to broaden in Latin America – centered on the industrial sector. The Chinese producer is the undisputed international chief in the patron drone market, with estimates of their market share starting from 50% to a whopping 70%.  Increasingly, DJI’s drones …

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Jobs in the Drone Industry: Who Gets Hired, and Why?

The drone industry can be fickle.  While some drone companies have suffered through widely publicized failures – and consequent layoffs – in the last year, many are thriving.  With new customers, new products, and new funding some drone companies are expanding rapidly: but finding the right staff to support that …

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How and Where to Invest in the Drone Industry

wp-image-42946″ src=”http://dronelife.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Forex_Money_for_Exchange_in_Currency_Bank-1024×574.jpg” alt=”invest in drone industry” width=”336″ height=”188″ srcset=”//dronelife.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Forex_Money_for_Exchange_in_Currency_Bank-1024×574.jpg 1024w, //dronelife.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Forex_Money_for_Exchange_in_Currency_Bank-300×168.jpg 300w, //dronelife.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Forex_Money_for_Exchange_in_Currency_Bank-768×431.jpg 768w, //dronelife.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Forex_Money_for_Exchange_in_Currency_Bank.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 336px) 100vw, 336px”/>Drones are big business.  Regardless of how you slice the research, the drone market is projected to be worth billions in the next five years, with a compound annual growth rate …

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