India Opens the Sky for Drones Under “No Permission, No Takeoff” (NPNT) System

The immense opportunities drones can provide developing nations like India helped drive the Indian government to create and subsequently unveils its policy for operating drones in the country in December 2018. Named the Operations of Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) through Digital Sky Platform, this initiative is a detailed policy and regulations for operating drones.…

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…

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…

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