SkyCatch Blog

NAIR FLORES JOINS SKYCATCH AS PIONEER IN POLICY


Skycatch is excited to welcome Nair Flores as our Director of Legal, IP, and Policy. Nair’s combined legal expertise and extensive background in engineering give our team a unique advantage and greater confidence as we continue to evolve as leading providers of UAV data for enterprise. After kick-starting her career as an IP attorney, she… continue reading »

BECHTEL RECEIVES 333 EXEMPTION – TEAMS WITH SKYCATCH FOR NATIONWIDE DEPLOYMENTS


Bechtel, the largest civil engineering and construction company in the U.S., was granted a 333 exemption by the FAA to operate Skycatch’s fully autonomous UAV data solution at construction sites across the nation. “We teamed with Skycatch to explore innovative ways of integrating drones into our execution systems, particularly on the megaprojects Bechtel is building… continue reading »

SKYCATCH’S NEWEST INVESTOR : STEVE DENNING


We are proud to announce that Steven Denning has joined Skycatch as an investor. Mr. Denning is currently the Chairman and a founding member of General Atlantic, one of the most respected private equity firms in the world. He brings with him decades of experience working with high growth companies in a multitude of sectors…. continue reading »

Skycatch Hosts Ireland’s Minister of Transport, Tourism, and Sport


Skycatch was honored to host Ireland’s Minister of Transport, Tourism, and Sport for an engaging discussion on UAV strategy and regulatory environments. Businesses all over the world are increasingly turning their attention to the wealth of data UAVs can collect. As local governments begin work on regulating this emerging industry, many companies want to get… continue reading »

Feeding the World with Data


Each year the agriculture industry is spending more and producing less due to preventable causes. Mapping crops with UAVs outfitted with a variety of sensors can capture valuable data that solves a host of problems and optimizes operations and production. Irrigation monitoring, pathogen and infection detecting, and molecular (e.g. CO2, ammonia) sensing are just a few of the many different… continue reading »

Skycatch & Jared Leto Support Climate and Wildlife Efforts for the WWF


Skycatch is committed to giving back to our community and to partnering with great organizations that do the same. Our latest donation will go towards supporting the work of the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF). The WWF has many ambitious yet vital initiatives connected by six core areas of focus – wildlife, climate, food, freshwater, marine, and… continue reading »

How Skycatch Accelerates Construction


It’s not about the drones Skycatch began when our Founder & CEO walked onto a construction site with his own drone and started snapping pictures. From day one, the workers’ interest in the drone was quickly overshadowed by their interest in the data that the drone could provide. After two years of relentless technological development… continue reading »

Another Exemption Filed


Woolpert, one of the largest surveyors and aerial imagery specialists, has filed an exemption to use Skycatch for its government and private sector customers. This is the sixth exemption to use Skycatch’s UAV – more than any other commercial system. Woolpert and Skycatch have both been pioneers in working closely with the FAA. Both companies… 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 »