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DJI’s Video With Shell Highlights the Use of DJI Industrial …

A new marketing video put out by DJI features the team at Shell using the M300 – and highlights DJI’s position in the energy industry. As Parrot introduces the new ANAFI USA and other manufacturers scramble to capture a meaningful share of the market, DJI’s industrial drones like the Matrice 300 …

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Marketing Your Commercial Drone Business Now that the Trade …

Here at DRONELIFE, we make a living providing marketing opportunities and brand awareness for drone companies – so marketing plans are top of mind.  As the COVID-19 crisis continues, in-person trade shows and marketing opportunities fall to the wayside.  In this DRONELIFE Minute Survey, we asked what drone companies are …

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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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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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Drone Company Ware Introduces Inventory Management to Suppor…

Image Provided by Ware San Francisco drone startup Ware is using Skydio drones and sophisticated sftware to handle inventory tracking for the warehouse industry.  Inventory tracking is both labor intensive and time-consuming: making it a perfect target for robotic assistance.  The Ware solution uses a drone to capture images of …

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Simactive Works to Increase Value in Mining and Surveying Dr…

From Simactive Canadian mapping software company SimActive has added additional capacity to be able to automatically assess multiple volumes of material (aggregates and other material) for projects and to report based upon the findings. If the same area is being flown, users can then compare the volumes and access differences …

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Drone Podcast: Ian Smith Speaks with Dr. Ernest Earon from R…

Image from Commercial Drone.FM Ian Smith of Commercial Drones FM speaks with Dr. Ernest Earon about REIN and their first product DroneInsurance , a great example of  how technology and AI are used to better serve insurance needs in the drone marketplace.  In this roughly 28 minute podcast,  Ian speaks to …

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The African Drone Forum: the Opportunities in a Rapidly Deve…

Lake Kivu Challenge: Courtesy African Drone Forum The African Drone Forum (ADF) officially kicked off today in Kigali, Rwanda, and drone businesses from around the world were there to demonstrate their technology to heigh level African stakeholders.  (Livestream the ADF events here.) Africa represents a huge opportunity: both for communities …

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