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10 Easy Steps to Make BIG Money with Drones


  Up until recently, the majority of folks around the world have simply looked at drones as something cool to do, not fully understanding the insane money making potential drones offer. Before I get into the meaty details, we must first get on common ground. The following framework is something that must first be understood…. continue reading »

Explore Skycatch Industrial UAV Technology at Autodesk University


Once a year, over 10,000 of the world’s top design, engineering and manufacturing professionals convene at Autodesk University to unveil and explore the latest groundbreaking trends and innovations in software technology. Given our recent announcement on Autodesk’s investment in Skycatch, and our shared vision to accelerate advanced technology for the AEC industry, we are thrilled… continue reading »

Skycatch partners with Komatsu to automate construction job sites world wide


Komatsu, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of heavy machinery for construction and mining and the first company to commercialize the Autonomous Haul System, announced plans to integrate Skycatch’s autonomous aerial data capture solution into their construction business. First announced at a press release in  Shibuya-ku, Tokyo today, Komatsu’s Smart Construction branch will leverage Skycatch’s fully autonomous UAV (unmanned… continue reading »

WORKMODE Expert Pilot Spotlight: Trevor Duke


The WORKMODE team is humbled by the overwhelming response from drone pilots around the world. We’d like to give a shoutout to one of our top pilots, Trevor Duke from Florida. Trevor and his company Icarus Aerials have already completed 23 WORKMODE-powered maps for clients ranging from golf courses to construction sites. “Skycatch allows us to… continue reading »

Skycatch Makes History with Exemption from FAA


Skycatch has some incredibly exciting news – the FAA has just granted Clayco one of the first exemptions to fly drones commercially in the United States with a Skycatch drone. Tomislav Zigo, a Director at Clayco who has been pioneering the company’s UAV efforts, said “I am pleased with this development, and looking forward to… continue reading »

Debut WORKMODE Workshop at AU in Vegas


The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Economist agree — drones are big business. If you’re attending Autodesk University 2014, a gathering of 10,000 specialists in construction, design, manufacturing, and mapping, you’ll see what we mean. Interest in UAV technology from property owners, construction companies, farmers, and city planners is increasing. But what does… continue reading »

333 Exemptions


Skycatch is excited to announce that the FAA is well underway in reviewing exemption requests from several of our customers, with many more in the pipeline. Congress created the exemption process under the authority of Section 333 of the Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 to allow the “flexibility to expedite requirements for the safe… continue reading »

TechCrunch Disrupt 2014 – Influential companies discuss future of UAVs


What do commercial drones, cloud computing, and NASA have in common? Last week at TechCrunch Disrupt, Skycatch’s CEO Christian Sanz shared the stage with Box’s founder, Aaron Levie, and NASA’s NextGen Concepts Manager, Dr. Parimal Kopardekar to discuss the ways drones will shape society. Sanz led the audience in imagining a day when mapping is… continue reading »