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Cloudbreaker discusses doing drone business in Canada

Q. Could you tell our readers a little bit about your business? We are a professional UAV imagining and media production company based in St. John’s NL. The company is operated by a professional pilot and a professional photographer. These two skill sets have been an important factor in our success so far. We are primarily an aerial imaging and media company that is slow branching out into other markets as our operational experience grows. Q. What was involved to get approval to use drones as part of your business…

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Kovar and Associates discuss starting a drone-based business

  Kovar and Associates provide sUAS Investigation and Aerial Survey Services. Read their thoughts on starting a drone-based business Starting a drone-based business is hard.  Kovar and Associates share insights on doing this as well as on their business, on the industry, and more. Q. Could you tell our readers a bit about your business, Kovar and Associates? This may sound odd, but flying isn’t our primary mission. Our mission is: To help clients integrate UAVs into their business operations efficiently and safely Develop and share cyber security and forensic…

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Teeny Drones – A speedy, lightweight, and durable drone

  Teeny drones is a Canadian company determined to be the leaders of nano drone production in the world. Q. We read your interview on TechVibes and were interested in learning more. What prompted you to found TeenyDrones? As stated in the previous article I’m a gadget freak. That being said, I travel quite a bit and when first seeing drones in China a couple years back ideas exploded into my head. I contacted my partner Olivier Ferland ( brand manager / Co-Founder).. we knew in 2-3 years we would…

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Drone-based imaging of vineyards – SkySquirrel Technologies Inc

  SkySquirrel Technologies Inc. is a Canadian company that develops drone-based imaging technology for monitoring crop health Q. Could you tell our readers a bit about your business? SkySquirrel Technologies Inc. is a Canadian company that develops drone-based imaging technology for monitoring crop health, with a primary focus on improving crop yields and reducing costs at commercial vineyards. The unique solution we offer integrates a drone system, specialized camera equipment, and image processing through a cloud service to deliver crop information at the plant level right to the grower’s phone,…

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Volo Pervidi – Drones for Surveying & Remote Sensing Practices

Volo Pervidi is comprised of professional engineers, surveyors, developers, construction managers, and finance professionals. Q. Could you tell our readers a bit more about Volo Pervidi? Volo Pervidi uses the latest technology to gather data and generate 3D orthomosiac photographs and to generate digital surface models and contours. We feel that aerial mapping from drone provides a safer more cost effective method of gathering the data then traditional ground based methods or through manned flight. Our flights are done at low altitude providing for high accuracy maps. We can obtain high resolution…

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Fixed wing or multi-rotor? – Which drone is right for your business

Event38 have been providing drones to business users and researchers since 2012 and can help you determine which drone is right for your business If someone mentions the word drone today most of us think of a four or six propeller frame with a camera mounted below thanks to their tremendous growth achieved in the consumer world. You can buy a drone that fits in your hand or one as large as a manned helicopter. Which drone is right for your business?  For the business user there is another alternative, the…

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Interview with filmmaker, and drone lover, Sebastian Solberg

  Sebastian Solberg has directed and shot commercials, music videos, documentaries and short films all around the globe from countries such as Norway through to Nepal. Sebastian Solberg recently began using drones in his cinematography, we reached out to learn more about his decision to take advantage of these tools. Q. Sebastian, you are a multi-award winning filmmaker, could you tell our readers a bit about your work? I’m a filmmaker from New Zealand based in London. I first started making films aged 9; recreating scenes from my favourite Bond movies….

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Medical Drones – The insight scoop from NASA on Let’s Fly Wisely

  Let’s Fly Wisely is a partnership working to run a trial of medical drones, delivering medical supplies to a free health clinic in Wise, Virginia. We read a story on the Fox News website titled “First FAA-approved drone deliveries coming July 17?. We decided to reach out to contacts at NASA, who is involved in the effort, as we had not seen the FAA issue approval for this type of medical drone testing.  We are glad we did. Frank Jones, lead for the NASA Langley portion of the flight test, took…

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Flytrex and The Flytrex Sky – A drone that operates in the cloud

  The Flytrex Sky is operating in the cloud, both physically and in terms of software operation.  Will it be secure and scalable enough for drone delivery? PCMag ran an article the other day noting that the Flytrex Sky Drone is promising to be a platform for drone-based delivery services.  Running via a cloud-based service can add security risks, we wanted to learn more. Q. Could you tell our readers a bit about Flytrex and the Flytrex Sky drone? Flytrex is a drone and drone accessories company, for the past 2 years we’ve been developing…

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Dronecode – Common, shared open-source platform for UAVs

  Dronecode is an open source, collaborative project that brings together existing and future open-source drone projects under a nonprofit structure governed by The Linux Foundation. Craig Elder has joined the Linux Foundation as the Community Manager for Dronecode after years in various roles in the industry.  He will be speaking at the upcoming InterDrone conference about Dronecode so we wanted to reach out and ask him a few questions ahead of the event. Q. You have had an interesting career working on AUVs and UAVs. Could you tell our readers…

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