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  • February 22 2021Autonomous 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.

  • February 16 2021Skydio 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.

  • February 11 2021Pushing 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.

  • February 10 2021Skydio Featured Flyer: Get to Know Mark Freeman

    Over the next few weeks we’ll introduce you to a few of these creators who we are proud to support and stoked to introduce as official partners of Skydio as well as some Skydio Featured Flyers. Without further ado, meet Mark Freeman, aka MarkFreeman408.

  • February 01 2021The Skydio 2 Drone For Wildlife Conservation - The Namibian Black Rhino Custodianship Program

    The Skydio Autonomy Engine features a number of incredible characteristics that can help enable wildlife reserves to safely and efficiently monitor their ecosystems. An easy and safe to fly drone opens up a new world of opportunity for conservationists to use drones.

  • January 11 2021Skydio Accelerates Part 107 Drone Businesses Thanks to Autonomy

    Skydio is working to bring about “the age of AI-driven autonomy,” where drones are no longer powered by manual operations but are defined by software and AI with native obstacle avoidance. Manually piloted drones are so easily crashed, they require a hefty investment in qualified pilots and visual observers, as well as pilot training to try to lower the risk of pilot error that would lead to loss of equipment, property damage, or worse.

  • December 22 2020Top 10 Tips For Flying Skydio 2 Drones In the Snow

    It’s that time of the year and we couldn’t be more excited to get outside and film our local winter wonderland with our trusty Skydio 2. But first, let’s take a moment to set ourselves up for success and fine-tune our skills to make sure we get the most out of every flight. We sat down with #SkydioFeaturedFlyer Ben Birk to jot down his top 10 tips for nailing the shot this winter.

  • December 16 2020Announcing Skydio Autonomy Enterprise Foundation for Skydio 2™ and Skydio Academy

    Professional drone pilots understand the difficulties of operating manual drones for enterprise applications: the ever-present risk of crashing, having to turn down drone applications that are lucrative but just too risky, and a steep learning curve requiring heavy self-teaching.

  • December 16 2020Skydio Announces The Availability of New Enterprise Software For Skydio 2™ and a new Training Program for Certified Skydio Pilots

    Skydio, the leading US drone company and world leader in autonomous flight, announced the general availability of Skydio Autonomy Enterprise Foundation (AEF), a broad set of advanced AI-pilot assistance capabilities for enterprise and public sector operators.