Why It Makes Sense to Finance Your Technology Investment

The pace of technology is incredible. Stakeholders across industries that range from construction to agriculture to surveying & mapping have lived through changes that have completely changed the way they approach a project. New tools and techniques have created options for professionals that allow them to achieve an incredible level of efficiency, but doing so…

Identified Technologies Improves Drone Mapping Efficiency by 75%

Identified Technologies, a company focused on increasing project visibility and team productivity with drones for different industries, has upgraded its Boomerang UAV solution to significantly reduce time spent on data gathering. In the past, we have discussed with Identified Technologies CEO Dick Zhang how the company’s software, SiteIQ, together with its Boomerang drone, is an…

Commercial Drone Financing Options from AP Equipment Financing

The equipment finance area is pretty crowded. Many of the options that are out there are brokers or intermediaries, which means they’d be willing to help someone set up a financing agreement for a drone just as easily as they would for a car. As you can imagine, the differences between someone who is looking…

The First Drone, The First TV Camera and the First Catholic President Who Never Was

World War II, Europe. The dawn of the year 1943 finds Adolf Hitler at the beginning of serious trouble. Since September of 1939, the world had lived through the horror and impotence of three years of continuous victories by the German juggernaut. Hitler’s mechanized infantry, unstoppable panzers, relentless artillery and screaming Stukas had effectively steamrolled…

Forecasting the Future of the Drone Industry

You don’t have to look very far to find predictions about how many billions of dollars the drone industry is worth. It’s a good rule of thumb to not get caught up in the hype, especially since so many of those forecasts are based on a proxy, or estimation. Sometimes they’re nothing more than a…