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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]

Measure, Drone Aviation Form Partnership Centered on Tethered WATT-200

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2016

Tethered-drone manufacturer Drone Aviation Holding Corp. (DAC) and Drone as a Service company Measure UAS Inc. have partnered for sales demonstrations, commercial operations, training and support of Drone Aviation’s WATT-200 tethered drone. As part of its Drone as a Service [Read More]

Measure Exec: Drone Community Must Understand Ag Industry’s ‘Needs & Wants’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 30, 2015

Robert Blair, vice president of agriculture for Drone as a Service company Measure, provided a deep-dive analysis of the agri-drone market to hundreds of participants at the recent Drone World Expo in San Jose, Calif. In a presentation entitled “A [Read More]

Measure Hires Leader of Drone as a Service Program

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 21, 2015

Measure has announced another strategic hire, Chris Courtney, who will serve as chief pilot and director of the company’s Drone as a Service program. With nearly 20 years’ experience as an aviator, operations leader and financial manager, he will lead [Read More]

Measure Hires Exec to Expand Drone as a Service in Ag Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 15, 2015

Drone as a Service company Measure has announced the strategic hire of Robert Blair as vice president of agriculture. A farmer and pioneer in applying technology to agriculture, Robert’s depth of knowledge will allow Measure to help farmers collect valuable [Read More]

Drone as a Service Company Measure Raises Capital, Plans New Houston Office

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 30, 2015

32 Advisors and Measure, a Drone as a Service company, have announced that Measure has completed a significant capital raise and will become an independent entity from 32 Advisors, a cross-border advisory firm. Measure provides turnkey solutions to acquire, process [Read More]

Measure Makes Strategic Hire to Expand Drone Services to Insurance Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 16, 2015

Drone as a Service provider Measure, a 32 Advisors company, has hired Kathleen “Kat” Swain as vice president of insurance. With more than 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry and an extensive aviation background, Swain’s depth of knowledge will [Read More]

One Exemption, 300-Plus Drones: Measure Now Has U.S.’ Largest Approved Fleet

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 01, 2015

Through the giant FAA approval, the Drone as a Service company can now offer “the right platform for any scenario.”

Measure Expands its Drone as a Service Team

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 12, 2015

Measure, a 32 Advisors Company, has added to its Drone as a Service team with Gregory McNeal and Cheryl Ginyard-Jones as senior advisors and has created a new series of members-only forums on drone technology and policy. Measure provides turnkey [Read More]

Measure, PrecisionHawk Partner for Commercial Drone Services

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 08, 2015

Measure, a 32 Advisors Company, and PrecisionHawk are partnering to provide unmanned aerial system (UAS) services, which will allow clients to have quicker, simpler and more affordable access to advanced data gathering, processing and analysis. Brandon Torres Declet, CEO and [Read More]

Turnkey Drone Services Provider Measure Expands Overseas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 01, 2014

Washington, D.C.-based Measure, which offers its turnkey Drone as a Service solution to private and public entities, has announced its first overseas expansion: a subsidiary in Sydney, Australia. Measure Australia Pty. Ltd. will be headed by CEO Mark Stevens. Following [Read More]

UAS Collects Whale Mucus to Measure Stress Levels

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 10, 2014

Engineering students in Needham, Mass., are coming up with an unmanned aerial system (UAS) that can assess the stress levels of whales through the creatures’ mucus output. According to an article from the Boston Globe, students from the Olin College [Read More]