Assessing Risk and Establishing Insurance Needs for Drone Operators

In trying to figure out what topics were going to be of critical importance to commercial drone operators in 2017, insurance and risk kept coming up as major areas of interest. Many drone operators are uncertain about what it means to properly assess risk and establish insurance needs. These kind of shortcomings can lead to…

Neurala Provides a Brain for Drones to Enable Autonomy, AI and More

Drones can now be fully automated and controlled by software. That begs the question of what could happen if a drone had a brain and could think for itself? Neurala is a company that may have the answer. In January 2017, the artificial intelligence company Neurala received a series A funding round of $14 million…

How Does Drone Regulation in the United States Compare with Laws in Europe?

The recently published UAV report, “Exploring Commercial Drone Opportunities and Regulation Across Europe in 2017”, describes in great detail the efforts of the different industries to deploy and take advantage of this amazing cost-reducing technology in Europe’s fragmented regulatory environment. Apart from the obvious challenges that every industry worldwide is facing as they deploy UAVs…

DJI Announces the M200, a Drone Series Built For Enterprise Solutions

Rumors about DJI making a big splash at Mobile World Congress had been swirling the past few weeks, and with the announcement of the M200 series, that talk has been confirmed. Unlike previous major product announcements from the company though, this one is explicitly relevant to commercial drone operators. The M200 series has been specifically…

Falcon Vertigo: The Most Effective Hybrid VTOL UAV Solution?

Professionals have been discussing and looking for an effective VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) solution. Is the new hybrid VTOL Falcon Vertigo what they have been looking for? Developed by FlyingWings, one of the leading EPP drone manufacturer in the UK, the Falcon Vertigo is a new fixed-wing UAV, capable of vertical takeoffs and landings.…