Business Operations – Page 6

So, You Want a Safe and Efficient sUAS Operations Business?

Written by Tariq Rashid on November 22, 2016

Increasing productivity while lowering costs is the business of every non-recreational drone operator, explains Skyward’s lead remote pilot.

UAS Traffic Management Company Unifly Attracts New Investment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 22, 2016

Unifly, an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) traffic management (UTM) software company based out of Belgium, has inked a new EUR 5 million investment. Along with Qbic and PMV, Terra Drone – a Japanese drone operator and system integrator – has [Read More]

Disney and Intel Make it Official: A 300-Drone Light Show is Coming

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 17, 2016

Not long after they respectively announced plans for light shows comprising fleets of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), Intel and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts have confirmed that they are collaborating on a holiday show that will be made up of [Read More]

New Drone Start-Up Hangar Acquires UAS Software Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 16, 2016

Hangar, a new Austin, Texas-based technology company developing an autonomous data-capture ecosystem for drones, has acquired Autoflight Logic, which makes a third-party flight automation software for DJI unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Autoflight Logic boasts over 150,000 autonomous flights in over [Read More]

Flirtey Carries out Domino’s Pizza Deliveries via Autonomous Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 16, 2016

Flirtey and Domino’s have begun autonomous delivery of pizzas from Domino’s stores to select customer homes. Flirtey’s DRU Drone deliveries were conducted in New Zealand as part of the companies’ ongoing tests. The two companies plan to launch pizza-by-drone deliveries [Read More]

Drone Racing League Finds New Partner in Bud Light

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 10, 2016

The Drone Racing League (DRL) has announced the official launch of the DRL drone racing simulator in partnership with Bud Light. In turn, Bud Light will be the title sponsor of the 2017 Bud Light DRL Tryouts, designed to find [Read More]

Drones are Coming to Disney Skies – Sooner Than You Might Think

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on November 08, 2016

In conjunction with the holiday season, Disney – now with a federal green light – is planning to bring its “Flixels” drone light show to one of its parks.

DJI is Bringing UAS Technology to Marriott Hotel Guests

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 08, 2016

JW Marriott Hotel & Resorts is partnering with DJI to launch the luxury hotel brand’s Drone Experience Program, which will allow guests to test out DJI’s unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology. JW Marriott Zhejiang Anji in China will first launch [Read More]

Skytango Debuts Marketplace for Buying/Selling Drone Services and Video

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 03, 2016

Skytango, a Dublin, Ireland-based start-up, has launched a global drone marketplace where customers can either buy drone services, or operators can offer their services. Launched today at the Drones Data X Conference, the marketplace serves as a place for commercial [Read More]

Intel Scoops Up Another Commercial UAV Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 01, 2016

In its latest venture into the commercial drone space, Intel – not long after rolling out its own Intel-branded UAV – has acquired software company MAVinci.