SkyCatch Blog

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 »

Defining Rules of the Sky for UAVs in the US


As the market for commercial UAVs (and UAV data) grows in the world’s busiest airspace, the FAA has consistently stated that its primary focus is on public safety. We are completely aligned with this goal.  Skycatch’s technology is designed to operate safely and reliably in a wide range of environmental conditions.  We test and deploy… continue reading »

Skycatch and Avalon Ventures: A Match Made in Innovation

When Rich Levandov, Managing Director at Avalon Ventures, connected with Skycatch CEO, Christian Sanz, it didn’t take long for them to realize that the two companies would have a future. Levandov was already interested in the UAV space and Skycatch came onto his radar through what he calls the “serendipity and power of the network.”… continue reading »

Web Summit 2014


This week, Skycatch is presenting at Web Summit, the world’s premier conference in enterprise technology. With hundreds of leaders presenting and 20,000 people attending, it’s like the Coachella of the tech world. Where else could one bounce from stage to stage, listening to the founder of DropBox, the CTO of Nike, the former CEO of… continue reading »

Earn Money Flying Drones & Join the thousands of pilots in the WORKMODE™ Network


Transform your drone into a mapping machine For over a year, the Skycatch team has been working directly with some of the biggest construction, mining, and energy companies in the world and successfully optimized their workflow and operations using aerial captured data. We spent months in the field side-by-side with our clients, learning how they can use an accurate,… continue reading »

Expanding into Australia


Australia. The land of the ‘fair go’, throwing shrimp on the barbie and Aussie Rules Footy. It is also the driest inhabited continent on earth, where the mining and agricultural sectors account for a significant percentage of the nation’s exports.​ This continent is absolutely perfect for our system, and here is why: Our client Rio… 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 »