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Power Company Expanding Drone Inspections to 17 Countries

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 07, 2017

Drone as a Service operator Measure has announced a new strategic partnership with The AES Corp., which will be using Measure’s services to remotely inspect energy infrastructure globally. AES, a Fortune 200 global power company, provides sustainable energy to 17 [Read More]

With $15M Investment, Measure Prepares for Expansion to New Markets

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 17, 2017

Measure, a Washington, D.C.-based Drone as a Service company, has raised $15 million in Series B financing led by Cognizant Technology Solutions. LionTree Advisors acted as financial advisor for the investment. Measure and its national network of licensed pilots provide turnkey [Read More]

Verizon Goes with Drones for Critical Inspections After Hurricane Matthew

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 17, 2016

Verizon is using drones to help with cell site inspections in North Carolina and South Carolina to survey areas impacted by severe flooding from Hurricane Matthew. Washington, D.C.-based Measure is using a quadcopter to inspect cell sites in difficult-to-reach locations, [Read More]

Measure Links Drone as a Service with Live-Streaming News Footage

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 14, 2016

Measure says it has become the first drone service provider to join the freelancer network of LiveU-equipped video professionals and broadcasters. LiveU equipment is currently used globally by major broadcasting stations for live video transmission via cellular networks. Measure’s nationwide [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]

DJI and Measure Come Together for Commercial UAV Services

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 30, 2016

Drone as a Service company Measure and drone technology giant DJI have come together to form a partnership that they say will promote economic growth and innovation within the commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry. Washington, D.C.-based Measure provides turnkey [Read More]

Measure Launches Franchise System in Partnership with UAS Entities

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 22, 2016

Measure has launched a proprietary franchise system that the company says will work to convert existing commercial unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operators in the U.S. to Measure franchisees. Partners in the new operations, dubbed Measure Nationwide, include QuickSpark Financial, Robotic [Read More]

Measure Promotes Drones for Public Safety with NYC Demo

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2016

As part of its broader effort to expand the use of drones for public safety, Measure has conducted officially sanctioned drone flights for dozens of city officials on Governor’s Island in New York City. Participants in the demonstration included senior [Read More]

Measure Partners with Reinsurance Broker to Advance Drones in Insurance

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 03, 2016

Willis Re, the reinsurance business of global advisory, broking and solutions company Willis Towers Watson, has announced a strategic partnership with technology company Measure to advance the use of drones within the insurance industry and bring the technology to Willis [Read More]

Measure Now Approved to Fly More than 450 Drone Platforms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 28, 2016

Washington, D.C.-based Drone as a Service company Measure says it has now been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to commercially operate a total of more than 450 types of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), including gas- and battery-powered platforms. [Read More]