Drone Data company DroneDeploy Raises $20 Million in series B funding

DroneDeploy announces another $20 million in Series B financing led by Scale Venture Partners, bringing its total amount of funding to $31 million. “2016 was a tipping point for commercial drones. Businesses in every industry are leveraging drones and our software, and seeing that easy to capture, aerial data enables faster and better decisions,” said [...]

By |2016-08-24T06:32:15+00:00August 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Truth about Drones in Precision Agriculture

Over the past few years, the press has emphasized how much commercial drones will be used to improve farming. The assumption is that drones provide more accurate data for use in variable rate technology (VRT) so farmers who use drones will experience increased yields. But truth be told very little has been written about the [...]

By |2016-08-13T10:14:59+00:00August 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

First On-Demand Drone Insurance Company Launches in 40 States

Today, Verifly, the first company to offer on-demand drone insurance, officially launches in 40 states — including California, Texas, Florida, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Arizona. Starting at $10/hour with an easy-to-use app, Verifly is the easiest, lowest cost and most flexible drone liability insurance option for both recreational and commercial users, protecting drone users from [...]

By |2016-08-08T13:56:49+00:00August 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Truth About Drones in Mapping and Surveying

According to 2015 statistics from the US Department of Labor, there are 44,300 surveyors in the United States. But mapping is practiced by a larger population of cartographers, topographers, photogrammetrists, civil engineers, and geographers – it’s not exclusive to the surveying industry. The American Society of Civil Engineers lists more than 150,000 members in 177 [...]

By |2016-08-04T11:39:12+00:00August 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Drone University USA CEO to Speak at Disaster and Restoration Conferences Across the United States

Barry Morris, CEO of Drone University USA, will be speaking at both the Disaster Summit and Restoration Summit Conferences scheduled for late 2016 and into 2017. In an effort to educate the Risk Management industry sector, presentations will include the following; Utilizing drone operations to maximize disaster recovery capabilities using cameras and sensors. How unmanned [...]

By |2016-08-04T10:44:09+00:00August 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments