ASCEND Conference Now Offering Mentor Meetings

Kelly Marshall

The ASCEND Drone Business Conference & Expo is coming up in Portland, Oregon on July 19-21, so mark your calendars for the opportunity for one-on-one meetings with experts in UASs. The conference offers sessions designed to teach attendees about commercial application workflows, understanding policy and regulations, financial and legal risk, maintenance and repair, and finding resources, as well as the chance to …

Agribusiness, drone, Events, UAS, UAV

Enter Drone Pitchfest Competition

Jamie Johansen

International Drone Expo (IDE) will hold a Drone Pitchfest Competition sponsored by Singh Ventures. The competition is open to domestic and international entrepreneur applicants who are seeking the opportunity to present their ideas and business concepts surrounding the unmanned aerial systems industry. Five winners will be presented with $100,000 worth of application and/or product development and the opportunity to solicit …

Aerial Imagery, Agribusiness, drone, UAS, UAV

Trimble Partners Offer Four New Drones

Kelly Marshall

Trimble has just announced they have partnered with Delair-Tech and microdrones as their official suppliers for UASs.  On the coattails of that announcement come four proven mapping solutions, or mdMapper, including the md4-1000 in yellow (pictured right) to commemorate the new partnership. mdMapper200: Compact but robust, the md4-200 aircraft at the heart of this solution is lightweight and easy to transport …

Aerial Imagery, Agribusiness, drone, UAS

International Drone Expo to Host Drone Race in LA

Jamie Johansen

International Drone Expo (IDE), the largest gathering of the most innovative and leading members of the UAV community from around the globe, will hold its first annual Drone Race inside the Los Angeles Convention Center this December. MultiGP, the sanctioning body and leading drone racing league for first-person view (FPV) radio-controlled aircraft in the United States, will custom design the …

Aerial Imagery, Agribusiness, Aviation, drone, UAS, UAV

54 Different Countries Represented at 2016 InterDrone

Jamie Johansen

BZ Media LLC’s InterDrone™ The International Drone Conference & Exposition, held at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas Sept 7-9, drew 3,518 attendees from 54 different countries on 6 continents. The event featured 155 exhibitors and sponsors in more than 230 booths. FAA Administrator Michael P. Huerta gave the Grand Opening Keynote speech to thousands gathered on the first day. …

Aerial Imagery, Agribusiness, Aviation, drone, technology, UAS, UAV

New & Upgraded Activations at 2016 International Drone Expo

Jamie Johansen

International Drone Expo (IDE) has new and upgraded show activations for 2016. IDE will host its first annual Drone Race Cup, a pitchfest competition and film showcase. The third annual IDE is set to take place December 9-10, 2016 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Championship IDE drone race cup is one of the few sanctioned in Los Angeles. …

Aerial Application, Aerial Imagery, Agribusiness, Aviation, drone, UAS, UAV

2016 InterDrone Attracts 160 Drone Companies

Jamie Johansen

BZ Media LLC unveiled the exhibition component of the industry’s largest dedicated commercial UAV show, InterDrone. More than 130 exhibitors have already signed up for the event taking place September 7-9 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. The exhibition will be paired with more than 120 sessions on all aspects of UAV design, piloting, regulations, and business management. Exhibitors …

Aerial Application, Aerial Imagery, Agribusiness, Aviation, drone, UAS, UAV

InterDrone 2016 Won’t Disappoint

Jamie Johansen

InterDrone’s debut event in 2015 brought in an impressive 2,797 delegates from 48 nations and returns to Las Vegas Sept. 7-9 in a premier location: The Paris Las Vegas Hotel. The ZimmComm family of agricultural news sites is once again a media sponsor and wanted to share how this year’s event will top the debut just a year ago. Three …

Aerial Application, Aerial Imagery, Ag Group, drone, technology, UAS, UAV

Raven and AgEagle Partner for UAS Solutions

Kelly Marshall

The Applied Technology division at Raven Industries is partnering with a leading provider of UAS, AgEagle Aerial Systems.  Raven will now serve as the exclusive distribution partner, combining their actionable data and AgEagle’s user-friendly UAS technology. The partnership will allow growers to create aerial maps to identify areas of stress, highlighting where nutrients or crop protection products should be applied.  The real-time …

Agribusiness, drone, UAS, UAV

Fly Ag Tech Offers Only FAA-Approved Drone Network

Kelly Marshall

For growers who have previously lacked access to the data that comes from using drones in precision farming there is now a solution.  Fly Ag Tech is currently the only FAA-approved drone network in the U.S.  Their company gives farmers, agronomists and UAS operators the ability to collaborate to create precision maps for growers across the nation. “What we offer …

Agribusiness, drone, UAS, UAV