Insurance

DRONELIFE Exclusive: How Drones Will Change Power Line Strin…

Image Provided by SkySkopes Drones have been used in the power industry for a few years now, but in the U.S., power line stringing is a relatively new application.  It’s an application that offers massive cost and time savings – and is one that could permanently change the way power …

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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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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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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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Insurers Reap Safety Benefits from Drone Technology

As part of DRONELIFE’s participation in the FAA’s Drone Safety Awareness Week, DRONELIFE will feature stories according to the themes outlined.  Today, we focus on the drone industry’s contribution to insurance and other business safety arenas. In the insurance world, a culture of safety represents the difference between profits and bankruptcy …

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Flock Launches Insurance and Risk Management Product for Ent…

London insuretech startup Flock has launched Flock Enterprise, an insurance and risk management solution for organizations that uses data-driven insights to reduce premiums and improve risk visibility for fleet operations.  Flock’s enterprise insurance is powered by a proprietary Risk Intelligence Engine. The engine analyzes and prices drone flights in real-time …

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Drone Mapping: A Podcast with Jono Millin of DroneDeploy

Want to learn about what is going on with Drone Mapping Software?  Check out this podcast with Jono Millin one of the founders of DroneDeploy from our friends at Commercial Drone FM. Here is how they describe the show:  “Jono Millin is co-founder and Chief Customer Officer (CCO) at DroneDeploy, …

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Airobotics Provides Drone-data Platform for Japanese Insuran…

Israeli drone provider Airobotics is partnering with one of Japan’s largest non-life insurance companies to optimize the insurer’s drone-based inspection and disaster-management efforts. Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance will use the Airobotics platform to digitize multiple sites, enable detailed change detection, and optimize current workflows. TMNF became aware of the …

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