- Skydio Named One of World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2021 by Fast Company
The list honors the businesses that have not only found a way to be resilient in the past year, but also turned those challenges into impact-making processes. These companies did more than survive, they thrived—making an impact on their industries and culture as a whole. This year’s MIC list features 463 businesses from 29 countries.
- Skydio Celebrates International Women’s Day
Women continue to pioneer in the drone industry, providing outsized impact in the historically male-dominated field of aviation. At Skydio, we have started making moves to promote the increase in gender equity that so many in the drone industry have worked toward for years. These numbers are similarly mirrored in aviation and publicly highlighted in tech.
- Skydio Featured Flyer: Get to Know Amber Torrealba
This week we’re getting to know one of the raddest Skydio Featured Flyers. Amber Torrealba is known for her super slick skimboarding skills and her kickass edits. Her athletic ability combined with her creative skills has made her the perfect Skydio 2 user and one of our most prolific Skydio Featured Flyers.
- U.S. Autonomous Drone Maker Skydio Announces $170 Million In Series D Funding Led by Andreessen Horowitz’s Growth Fund
Skydio, the leading U.S. drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight, today announced it has raised $170 million in Series D funding led by Andreessen Horowitz’s Growth Fund. This brings total funding raised to over $340 million with a current valuation of over $1 billion.
- Skydio Featured Flyer: Get to Know Hellah Sidibe
In this blog we are going to get to know one of our most enthusiastic and energetic Skydio Featured Flyers, Hellah Sidibe. At Skydio we are not only working to empower our customers to capture incredible videos and photos, we also want to have a larger positive impact on the world around us. We are always looking for opportunities where Skydio can provide value to causes we believe in.
- 3D Scan Sneak Peek - Crane Mast
This blog shares a 3D model of a construction crane mast that was generated fully autonomously using Skydio 3D Scan and Bentley ContextCapture. Read on to learn about the scientific advances behind this incredible technology, and to explore the scene for yourself in 3D.
- Autonomous Drones for Construction: A Case Study
This blog shares a recent article posted to CommercialUAVNews.com with Sundt Construction, summarizing our latest enterprise-focused webinar with how Skydio’s AI-driven autonomous aircraft is opening up new use cases and enabling construction businesses to scale.
- Skydio Featured Flyer: Get to Know Darren Berrecloth
This week we sat down with pro mountain biker, Darren Berrecloth to see how he has been using his Skydio 2. Darren is an absolute legend in the downhill mountain biking world, so we knew he would have tons of awesome use-cases for filming with Skydio 2.
- Pushing the Limits of Drones with Skydio Autonomy
Drones hold the potential to touch a myriad of industries, unlock new business outcomes, and deliver countless benefits. This is especially true when legacy methods involve heavy equipment that can be costly, inefficient, and disruptive or involve dangerous activities that can put professionals' lives at risk (e.g., industrial inspectors or first responders). Drone technology is continuously evolving, with a range of aircraft and sensors driving an opportunity that is forecasted to be worth $42.8 billion by 2025.