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AirMap Forms New Partnership to Accelerate Japan’s Drone Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 15, 2017

A new joint venture has been launched between Santa Monica, Calif.-based AirMap, which provides an airspace management platform for drones, and Rakuten Inc., a Tokyo-headquartered Internet services company. The joint venture will provide unmanned traffic management (UTM) solutions to drone [Read More]

senseFly Brings AirMap’s Airspace Management Services to its Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 24, 2017

senseFly, a Parrot company, is now delivering AirMap’s airspace management services in its eBee fixed-wing drones and albris quadcopter. AirMap’s airspace platform services will be directly integrated into senseFly’s eMotion flight and data management software. AirMap’s situational awareness data includes [Read More]

AirMap Announces Big Funding Round Led By Microsoft

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 23, 2017

Santa Monica, Calif.-based AirMap, which offers an airspace management platform for drones, has announced a $26 million Series B funding round led by Microsoft Ventures. Additional participants included Airbus Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Rakuten, Sony and Yuneec, as well as existing investors [Read More]

New System Provides Instant Authentication of a Drone’s Identity

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 13, 2016

Through a partnership with DigiCert, AirMap has rolled out Drone ID: technology that will enable instant authentication of an unmanned aircraft system’s (UAS) identity via a digital certificate. According to AirMap, the first-of-its-kind system is a major step forward for [Read More]

Kittyhawk Unveils AirMap-Powered Version of UAS Management Software

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 15, 2016

Kittyhawk, a drone fleet management company based in San Francisco, has announced the 5.0 release of its iOS drone management software, which now includes automatic dependent surveillance – broadcast and drone flight tracking. Thanks to a new collaboration with AirMap, [Read More]

AirMap, Kongsberg Provide Real-Time Airspace Awareness for UAS Pilots

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 10, 2016

Kongsberg Geospatial, an Ottawa, Ontario-based developer of real-time, mission-critical, geospatial visualisation software, and AirMap, an airspace management platform for drones, recently announced a new collaboration: AirMap’s real-time airspace services will be delivered to users of the Kongsberg Geospatial IRIS unmanned [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]

Intel’s Aero Drone Offers Mixed Bag of New Tech, Including AirMap

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 16, 2016

The newly released AirMap Platform is allowing anyone, such as app developers and UAS manufacturers, to integrate AirMap’s information into their products – including Intel.

The Weather Co. Meets AirMap; Drone Pilots Get Real-Time Forecasts

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 03, 2016

Thanks to a new partnership with The Weather Co. (an IBM Business), AirMap – a provider of low-altitude airspace management services for unmanned aircraft – will be able to deliver real-time, hyperlocal weather data directly to drone operators. Operators will [Read More]

AirMap-Moderated Drone Panel Comes to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 20, 2016

The Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 – held July 25-31 in Oshkosh, Wis. – will be hosting a “Drones: Sharing the Airspace” panel on Wednesday, July 27. Held 12:00-1:00 p.m., the panel will be moderated by Ben Marcus, [Read More]