What Makes the Enterprise Drone Sales Cycle Different?

Part 1 of Creating an Enterprise Drone Program: How to Avoid Communication Breakdowns and Time Wasted Between Enterprise Clients and DSPs As someone who has worked with drone service providers (DSPs) to help them understand what they need to know on the front end to perform their best as well as with enterprise clients to…

How Will Michael Chasen Lead the FAA’s Drone Advisory Committee (DAC)?

In 2016, the FAA created the Drone Advisory Committee (DAC), which was designed to advise it on introducing unmanned aircraft into the national airspace system. Committee members came from across the manned and unmanned space, as it included representatives from organizations that ranged from the National Air Traffic Controllers Association to DJI to American Airlines.…

How to Integrate Drones into the Enterprise

Not too long ago, enterprise stakeholders had questions about whether or not a drone would be able to provide enough value to their operation. Integrating these kinds of tools can be a challenge both in terms of cost and technology, which meant that many were hesitant to experiment with the technology, much less consider how…

How Will Extended Flight Time for Drones be Powered?

We’ve been hearing about organ deliveries that have been enabled by drones as well as beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) flights for years now, all of which have been accomplished despite the power bottleneck that has limited the technology for even longer. Now that the era of unmanned airlines has truly arrived, isn’t it…

Utilizing Drones for Large Survey Mapping Data Projects in Europe

Numerous articles and case studies have laid out the kind of value drones can provide to mapping projects of all types when it comes to making them faster, cheaper or safer. However, whether or not these efficiencies can be expanded beyond a particular project is often a question, which leads us to the scalability problem…

Updates and Insights from AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019

While new products like the Elios 2 and AtlasNest debuted at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL 2019, there were numerous other topics that dominated conversations throughout the event. As is often the case, developments that will have a major impact on the commercial drone industry for the rest of 2019 and beyond were discussed during sessions, on the…

Atlas Dynamics Enables Fully Autonomous Drone Operation with AtlasNEST

Having won the 2018 Red Dot Product Design Award with the AtlasPro UAV, Atlas Dynamics has already proven to know how to manufacture cost-effective technology for a variety of industries, including inspection, emergency response, security and agriculture. During AUVSI Xponential 2019, the company launched new autonomous and multi-UAV capabilities to provide the U.S. military, security…

Tailoring Counter-drone Programs to Fit Specific Security Needs

Although drones have been a welcoming addition for many different industries, they have also created problematic outcomes in various situations. During the past year, there have been some major events in the counter-drone space, such as the Gatwick airport shutdown in December 2018, the incident at Boston’s Fenway Park in April 2019, or over correctional…

DJI and RMUS Expand the UTC Program for Drone Training to North America

As the drone industry keeps expanding all over the world, and in various commercial industries, the urge for organizations and individuals to acquire a drone, in order to improve their jobs, continues to grow. However, streamlined and efficient training programs need to be undertaken before one takes a drone to the skies. To help drone…

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