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  • Air Taxi Infrastructure: Skyportz Announces First Australian Air Taxi Hub Will Serve Brisbane Olympics
    by Miriam McNabb on October 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Skyportz Announces First Australian Air Taxi Hub to Service Brisbane Olympics by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Today at the Air Taxi World Congress in London, Skyportz announced that their first Australian infrastructure for air taxis will be built at the Australian Advanced Manufacturing Centre of Excellence in Moreton Bay, Brisbane, Australia in 2023. The post Air Taxi Infrastructure: Skyportz Announces First Australian Air Taxi Hub Will Serve Brisbane Olympics appeared first on DRONELIFE.

  • Wireless Power for Drones: Meet the Company Who Wants to Change the Battery Game
    by Miriam McNabb on October 15, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Battery life is a limiting factor for commercial drones.  This technology company wants to dispatch wireless power for drones. By Jim Magill A company that uses its proprietary wireless-power technology to handle complex logistics issues in the retail and warehousing industry sectors hopes to adapt that technology to be able to power small drones, without The post Wireless Power for Drones: Meet the Company Who Wants to Change the Battery Game appeared first on DRONELIFE.

  • Drone Delivery Investment: Wingcopter Gets Strategic Investment from Uber Co-Founder Garrett Camp’s Expa
    by Miriam McNabb on October 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm

     Expa, -a global network of startup founders led by Uber co-founder Garret Camp, has announced a strategic investment in Wingcopter. Drone delivery investment is growing, and award winning German company Wingcopter “not only develops and manufactures autonomous delivery drones, but also operates drone-delivery-as-a-service infrastructure. Whether deploying vital supplies, life-saving medicine, parcels, or spare parts—the sky The post Drone Delivery Investment: Wingcopter Gets Strategic Investment from Uber Co-Founder Garrett Camp’s Expa appeared first on DRONELIFE.

  • Autonomous Drones for Property Inspection: EagleView and Skydio Offer Assess™
    by Miriam McNabb on October 14, 2021 at 2:25 pm

    EagleView and Skydio are changing an industry by elevating the use of autonomous drones for property inspections. EagleView Assess™, which leverages  Skydio’s autonomous drones for property inspection and damage assessment, is now generally available.  EagleView Technologies and autonomous drone provider Skydio announced a partnership in September of 2020: one which represented the largest commercial drone contract to The post Autonomous Drones for Property Inspection: EagleView and Skydio Offer Assess™ appeared first on DRONELIFE.

  • Volocopter’s VoloDrone Takes Flight: Electic, Heavy-Lift Utility Aircraft
    by Miriam McNabb on October 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Volocopter’s VoloDrone Successfully Completes First Public Flight by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Today at ITS Hamburg 2021, Volocopter’s electric heavy-lift VoloDrone completed its first public flight. Alongside international logistics leader DB Schenker, Volocopter, the urban air mobility (UAM) pioneer, showcased VoloDrone’s seamless integration into the logistics supply chain with an end-to-end cargo transport The post Volocopter’s VoloDrone Takes Flight: Electic, Heavy-Lift Utility Aircraft appeared first on DRONELIFE.