industrial drones

Watts Innovations Drones US Startup

Watts Innovations Drones: Small start-up company produces UAVs for film, other industries. By DRONELIFE Feature Editor Jim Magill When Bobby Watts launched Watts Innovations six years ago, he could only imagine that his company, which once offered custom engineering solutions for everyday people, including custom-built toothbrushes and toilet seats, would …

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Clobotics, industrial drone solution provider, raises $30 M

Seattle, Shanghai and Denmark based technology platform Clobotics has announced a  $30MM capital raise. “Clobotics announced today that the company has completed its Series Pre-B-4 capital raise and received an additional $30 million of investment towards its goal of “turning sight into insight” for customers in the wind and retail …

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Industrial Application Gathers Footage of Dead Sea

Israel’s Percepto has emerged as a global market leader for autonomous industrial drone systems with their drone-in-a-box solution.  A proven safety record and their sophisticated technology have enabled Percepto customers to receive many waivers to fly beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) – and today, Percepto announced that they’ve been granted a …

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Drones for Utilities: How AI is Redefining Utility Inspectio…

How AI and machine learning algorithms redefine utility inspections as society faces this pandemic. The following is a guest post by Jaro Uljanovs, Lead AI Developer and Data Scientist at Sharper Shape, specialists in automated industrial inspections. Artificial intelligence (AI) boasts a wide range of potential applications, across nearly every …

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Autonomous Drones: French Manufacturer Azur Demonstrates Ske…

Autonomous drones – those that can be programmed to execute missions from a distance – are a growing market segment.  While U.S. regulations for flight beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) do not yet accomodate fully remote operations, in other countries autonomous drones have taken a significant role in industrial …

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How AI Powers Industrial Inspections by Drone: the Neurala a…

image public domain Artificial Intelligence (AI) definitely tops the list of important themes for the drone industry.  From data management to flight automation, AI has been part of the description.  But how exactly does AI power processes like industrial inspections?  An integration between a drone data management platform and an …

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Fully Automated Drone Solutions and 5G Networks are a Game C…

image courtesy Percepto A DRONELIFE Exlusive interview with Dor Abuhasira, Co-Founder and CEO of Percepto. Of all of the buzz words used in the drone industry in 2019, “automation” was one of the biggest.  Along with AI , drone companies touted automation in every aspect of drone use.  There are …

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