Business Operations – Page 7

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.

Flirtey Claims First Silicon Valley Drone Delivery

Posted by Joseph Bebon on November 01, 2016

U.S.-based start-up Flirtey says it has made the first-ever drone delivery to take place in California’s Silicon Valley. According to the company, a Flirtey drone flew to a group of investors gathered at the Rosewood hotel on Sand Hill Road [Read More]

Michigan Companies Establish UAV Financing Business

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 27, 2016

Holland, Mich.-based Mishigami Group and Saginaw, Mich.-based Wirt-Rivette Group recently launched a drone financing company, dubbed Drone Finance Unlimited LLC (DFU). The Wirt-Rivette Group has an equipment leasing division and also provides creative financing solutions for businesses. With the new [Read More]

Welcome to Australia, PrecisionHawk

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 26, 2016

PrecisionHawk, a provider of commercial drone and drone data platforms, has continued its global expansion with the launch of its first Australian office. The company also operates out of Raleigh, N.C., and Toronto, Ontario. Business development executive Nathaniel Hyde will [Read More]

Ohio Airport Turns to Woolpert for Advancing UAS Work

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 25, 2016

The City of Springfield, Ohio, has contracted with Woolpert to provide a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Master Plan and an Airport Layout Plan for the Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport. This includes furthering the airport’s work with unmanned aircraft system (UAS). [Read More]

Marques Aviation Signs up for UAS Maintenance from Robotic Skies

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 24, 2016

Marques Aviation Ltd. has partnered with Robotic Skies to develop and implement a global maintenance plan for the Marques line of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) products. As part of the agreement, Robotic Skies will provide a warranty program and field [Read More]

Drone Start-Up from Colin Guinn, Jeffrey DeCoux Primes for Launch

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 20, 2016

Hangar, a new Austin, Texas-based software company specializing in autonomous data capture using drone technology, has announced a $6.5 million seed financing led by Lux Capital. Hangar was founded by Colin Guinn, former chief revenue officer of 3D Robotics and [Read More]

Tech & Engineering Veteran Transitions to UAS, Joins AirMap

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 20, 2016

Technology veteran Daniel Rubio has joined AirMap, provider of an airspace management platform for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), as chief technology officer (CTO). According to the company, Rubio will apply his expertise in mapping, the Internet of Things, robotics, mobile [Read More]

DroneDeploy Launches Flight Logs Solution with Seven Drone Companies

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2016

DroneDeploy, a San Francisco-based provider of a cloud-based drone software platform, has unveiled its new flight logs solution, available now with several partners: Airnest, Drone Complier, DroneLogbook, Healthy Drones, Kitty Hawk, NVDrones and Skyward. According to the company, direct access [Read More]

Jamba Juice Works with Texas Students on UAV Smoothie Delivery

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 14, 2016

Jamba Juice has partnered with the Frisco, Texas, Independent School District (Frisco ISD) to develop devices to deliver smoothies via unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). According to a news release from the Frisco ISD Career & Technical Education Center, Jamba Juice [Read More]