Addressing Privacy and Safety Concerns About Drones

Although drone hardware and software technology is rapidly evolving, privacy and safety matters are still a top concern to the public. In a study carried out in December 2017 by Pew Research Center, 54% of the public thinks drones should not be allowed to fly near people’s homes. This isn’t very surprising, especially when there’s…

How a Truly Scalable Drone Economy Will Transform Our Lives

We’ve talked a lot about the potential drones have when it comes to changing the way specific construction companies and surveyors can approach a given task, and the commercial ramifications of the technology are incredibly exciting. However, drones are set to enable changes at an even more fundamental level, and AirMap is one of the…

Keeping the Power On: Drone AI Analytics for Utilities

Drones are starting to resonate within mainstream industries on a much wider scale as integration between the many segments of the drone ecosystem continue to mature. Enterprises across many verticals are benefiting from tangible improvements to their business’ bottom line. One such industry that is capitalizing on the value of automated analytics is the Utility…

How Have Drones Changed Construction Workflows?

The value and ROI that drones can enable on construction sites have been explored in great detail, and the difference they can make in a variety of construction environments is undeniable. However, these distinctions aren’t really about drones themselves, but instead about the data they’re gathering. There’s a reason that the phrase “data is the…