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The Business section is intended to provide insight into the ecosystem. You will find stories about specific companies including manufacturers, software developers and service providers; their strategies and partnerships, product launches and other initiatives. You will also find forecasts, trend stories, conferences and adjacent industries.

Drone Service Providers Focus Of New Campaign

  Since Part 107 went into effect, it has been difficult for businesses to distinguish between high-quality and low-quality drone service providers... Starting today, businesses will be able to search DroneDeploy’s Drone Mapping...
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The Winning Approach To A Drone Service Business

“How does this help me?” Though you may be an expert when it comes to drone technology, that does not necessarily guarantee work for you. The reason is simple: Most of your...
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Wanted: Lots Of UAS Pilots

  Up until now, the process of becoming a commercial drone pilot was onerous. The FAA released some staggering numbers as it welcomed Part 107, otherwise known as the rules governing — or...
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Universities Prepare To Train Skilled UAS Pilots

“Part 107 facilitates the appetite for professionals.” There is palpable excitement within the unmanned aircraft industry about the opportunities opening up now that restrictions on commercial drone flights are being relaxed. Pilot...

The DJI Mavic Pro Launch Video

The Mavic is DJI’s first compact, personal flying camera. Ultimate image quality and ultimate portability combine in one revolutionary device that will stay with you, whenever you need it to capture...

GoPro HERO5 + Karma: The Launch Video

More than a drone: Karma is an aerial, hand-held and mountable stabilization solution. HERO5 Add video stabilization, stereo audio, GPS and auto-uploading of your photos and videos to the cloud and you've...

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Why Standards Will Be Critical to UAV Adoption

"There could be as many as 600,000 unmanned aircraft used commercially during the first year after this rule is in place." Michael Huerta, FAA Administrator Do...