Drone Industry

DRONEII: The Drone Market from 2020-2025, Five Key Takeaways

Guest post: This article published with permission from our friends at DroneII, Drone Industry Insights. Article authored by Lukas Schroth. With a new year come new challenges, new market players, new use cases and new regulatory hurdles for the commercial drone industry. For this reason we’ve worked hard to develop our …

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Skywatch Drone Insurance Sees Industry Recovery Beginning

The current COVID-19 crisis response has hit business across the globe, and the drone industry has been no exception.  Insur-tech startup SkyWatch.ai has been working with drone companies throughout the crisis – but now they can see the tide turning for the industry. Those operators who have been directly involved …

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The Coronavirus Effect: Drone Manufacturers Suffer Productio…

The Skydio 2 Drone manufacturers around the world are struggling to meet production schedules as the coronavirus continues to impact Chinese manufacturing systems. U.S.-based Skydio assembles drones in the U.S.: but the company is suffering from the supply-chain disruption caused by the slowdown in manufacturing of the component parts.  Advance customers …

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African Drone Forum: Drones One Piece of a Much Bigger Techn…

courtesy: African Drone Forum Ground-breaking drone programs abound in Africa, with applications including medical delivery, precision agriculture, flood management, and insect control.  At the African Drone Forum today, it is clear that the goals of participating countries and companies are far greater than individual humanitarian projects, however valuable.  African nations, …

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2020 Drone Industry Predictions: Experts Weigh In – and Disa…

2019 was a year of change and progress for the drone industry.  What comes next – more consolidation and an industry slow down, or more exciting innovation and industry expansion?  We asked some of the industry’s leading voices for their 2020 predictions. DRONELIFE asked participants to comment on 3 important …

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PrecisionHawk Scores Another Big Round: $32 Million to Fuel …

Commercial drone company PrecisionHawk has scored another big funding round, announcing a $32 million VC investment today.  PrecisionHawk has been a major name in the drone industry for several years, evolving from the production of fixed wing aircraft to an enterprise solutions company, providing software and drone services. It was …

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