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New Investment to Help Spur Industrial SkyWorks’ UAV Solutions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 13, 2016

Industrial SkyWorks, a Toronto-based unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and data analytics company, has announced the recent completion of an investment by the Georgian Angel Network (GAN). GAN is a member organization comprising accredited investors in South-Central Ontario seeking to deploy [Read More]

Drone as a Service Company Measure Announces New Memberships

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 12, 2016

Washington, D.C.-based Drone as a Service company Measure has announced its membership in both the International Franchise Association (IFA) and VetFran. Measure says it will now be able to offer “aspiring qualified franchisees a unique, comprehensive business opportunity to thrive [Read More]

Why You Should Take a Solution-Based Approach to UAV Services

UAO Staff
Written by Dustin Price on October 11, 2016

With sectors such as mining, infrastructure, agriculture and surveying, simply talking about a new technology is not enough to impress them; you need to talk about how this solves problems specific to their industries.

Trimble Sells UAS Business to Delair-Tech

Posted by Joseph Bebon on October 10, 2016

Trimble, a California-based technology company focused on applications requiring position or location, has sold its Belgium-based Gatewing unmanned aircraft system (UAS) engineering and manufacturing business to Delair-Tech. As a France-based provider of long-range, fixed-wing UAS solutions for industrial inspection and [Read More]

U.S. Air Force Vet Joins Civil Drone Sector at SkySkopes

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 07, 2016

Grand Forks, N.D.-based SkySkopes recently hired a U.S. Air Force vet, Mike Johnson, to take on the role of director of flight operations. According to a local North Dakota blog, the 2004 Air Force Academy graduate started his new job [Read More]

Orange Leaf Brings Unmanned Froyo Deliveries to College Campus

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 05, 2016

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, a self-serve snack franchise headquartered in Oklahoma City, has completed what it calls the first froyo delivery via unmanned aircraft system (UAS). The delivery took place at Hope College in Holland, Mich. The pilot delivery program, [Read More]

Citing Changing Drone Market, Parrot Reduces Growth Targets

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 04, 2016

Paris-based consumer drone company Parrot, citing the recent acceleration of the reduction in prices for the mid-end segment of the consumer drone market, has revised its growth targets for the year. The company, which says its sales have been impacted, [Read More]

DJI Cuts Ribbon on Hong Kong Store

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 26, 2016

On Saturday, DJI opened the doors to its Hong Kong retail store. Located at the center of Hong Kong’s busiest shopping district in Causeway Bay, the three-story, 10,000-square-feet store displays DJI’s aerial and handheld products. Adding to Hong Kong’s skyline [Read More]

U.S. Senator Takes Grand Tour of UAS Tech Companies in N.D.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 26, 2016

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D. – a strong supporter of North Dakota’s growing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry – took tours on Friday of drone technology companies Packet Digital and Botlink. Packet Digital specializes in power management applications, including technology [Read More]

UPS Links up with Massachusetts Drone Company to Test Real-World Deliveries

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 23, 2016

Working with Danvers, Mass.-based drone company CyPhy Works, UPS has begun testing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for package deliveries. UPS says its goal is to use the technology to make commercial deliveries to remote or difficult-to-access locations. Testing began yesterday: [Read More]