Rebuilding Puerto Rico: Stringing Power Lines with Drones

Duke Energy, a public utility company, has a remarkable story about using drones to help in the rebuilding effort to restore power to Puerto Rico after last year’s hurricane. It’s likely the first time a drone has participated in actual construction, rather than just collecting photos and video of a project.   Duke Energy’s drone […]

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Converge Secures Over $750,000 In Seed Funding

San Francisco, CA – January 25, 2018 – Converge, a commercial drone software provider, has raised over three quarters of a million in seed funding. The company’s initial round of funding included investors Samsung NEXT, Techstars Ventures, Kima Ventures, and other angel investors.   The commercial drone market is expected to grow to $58.3B as […]

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Not Giving a Damn, Tools & Gigs: Drones in 2018

In 2017, over 70,000 drone pilots got their commercial drone pilot’s license, drones were used for damage assessment after two of the largest hurricanes in the past decade, and we saw businesses from insurance to construction to pizza delivery start using drones. If 2017 was heralded as the year that drones would launch into commercial […]

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