AirMap provides accurate, comprehensive, and useful aeronautical information that makes drone flying safe and hassle free. AirMap Beta is freely available to the public at www.airmap.com and the company works with industry partners to integrate airspace information directly into drones and flight control systems.
Amazon Prime Air
Prime Air is a project from Amazon’s next-generation Research & Development lab. The goal of this future Amazon delivery system is to get packages into customers’ hands in 30 minutes or less using unmanned aerial vehicles.
Project Wing is a Google[x] project that is developing a delivery system that uses self-flying vehicles. In tests, Project Wing was able to successfully deliver a first aid kit, candy bars, dog treats, and water to a couple of Australian farmers. Project Wing is only just beginning to develop the technology to make a safe delivery system possible, but believes that there’s tremendous potential to transport goods more quickly, safely and efficiently.
With the great potential as platforms for computing innovation, Intel is committed to making the UAS market grow through investments in cutting edge technology that improves the safety, security and utility of UAVs. Applications and services enabled by this new connected ecosystem will spur significant economic growth and will be driven by diverse innovations in UAV technology. Intel has invested in emerging leaders, such as Yuneec, Airware and PrecisionHawk.
Kespry is the leader in automated commercial drone and data intelligence that enables companies to track inventory, monitor progress, and more efficiently run their businesses. The Kespry Drone System is a full-stack integrated solution that provides the most seamless aerial data collection and processing on the market. Kespry has demonstrated product-market fit in target industries with dozens of customers including 3 of the Top 5 global players. Kespry has also partnered with industry leaders like Woolpert, the largest GIS data provider in the US, and NVIDIA to push the limits of today’s technology with deep learning enabled by Kespry’s data.
PrecisionHawk collects and processes aerial survey data through over 15 plug and play sensors mounted on lightweight unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The technology enables customers to convert thousands of images fast and accurately using PrecisionHawk’s secure and fully automated workflow, and data can be uploaded in the field directly to the cloud. The open standard PrecisonHawk platform ensures accurate calibration, redundant ground coverage and data overlap to speed up processing time. Applications include agriculture, oil/gas, insurance, forestry, utilities, environmental science, geology and disaster response.
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