Are you looking to make some money with your drone?
Then you’re going to be especially interested in hearing from today’s guest. Derek Waleko is CEO and co-founder of Up Sonder, the world’s first peer-to-peer on-demand marketplace dedicated exclusively to drone rentals. Providers earn extra money by renting out their drone or service, while Renters save time and money by renting from an Up Sonder member within their direct area. Up Sonder also powers its deliveries with UberRUSH, giving members access to on-demand drones. In this episode of the Drone Radio Show, Derek talks about Up Sonder, how drone owners and operators can make money with their drones using the system and its quest to solve world energy and drinking water challenges.
How drones are used in humanitarian relief efforts? If you asked today’s guest, he’d say that they’re not only saving lives but they’re creating real sustainable, economic opportunities for local populations.
Patrick Meier is an internationally recognized expert in the field of humanitarian technology. He has consulted for the UN, Red Cross, World Bank and numerous other organizations. His book, Digital Humanitarians, shares remarkable, real-life stories of how humanity coupled with innovative solutions to Big Data is changing humanitarian response forever. He founded the Humanitarian UAV Network (UAViators), an organization of 2,500 members in 80+ countries with a mission to promote the safe, coordinated and effective use of UAV’s for data collection and use in a wide range of settings. He is also a consultant and author of several articles on humanitarian efforts and technology.
Patrick presently serves as the Executive Director and Co-Founder of WeRobotics, which scales the positive impact of humanitarian aid, development and environmental projects through the use of robotics solutions, most notably, drones. In this episode of the Drone Radio Show, Patrick talks about We Robotics, how drones are used in humanitarian efforts and how Digital Humanitarians are saving lives and creating new, sustainable economic opportunities with drones.
Just how rewarding can it be to fly a drone? If you ask today’s guest, he’d tell you that flying a drone has opened the door to some of the most satisfying experiences in his life.
Niel Guilarte is the owner and Chief Creative at Wildstyle Media Group, a professional digital media/content company in in Tampa, Florida, and a drone enthusiast who took up flying drones one year ago. Initially a hobby, drones are now part of his production business. Niel is also a podcaster, coach and public speaker, His weekly podcast, All Things Post, highlights the talented magicians behind the scenes in film, television, video,music, arts & more. In this episode, Niel talks about how drones became a part of his business and lessons learned in buying and using a drone, and some of the rewarding experiences he’s had along the way. He’ll also share his podcast and introduce to us to a documentary he’s directing where he used a drone to capture aerial footage.
Looking for a place to show off your high quality drone videos? Then you're going to enjoy hearing from today's guest. Mike Israel is an avid drone enthusiast and RC pilot, who in 2015, founded the online drone video sharing platform - AIRVUZ. Prior to founding AIRVUZ, Mike was a Managing Director and co-founder of Mill City Capital, L.P., a leading private equity firm based in Minneapolis. Since its launch, AIRVUZ has become the premiere online community for sharing and viewing aerial video content from around the world. In this show, Mike talks about AIRVUZ, what differentiates it from other video sharing platforms and how drone pilots can benefit by sharing their content with the us and the rest of the world.
How long does it take to get our new generation drones professionally repaired? If you ask today’s guest, he’d say "less than 36 hours". Paul Corry is Senior Vice President for Business Development for Unmannedsas. Unmanned SAS was formed by a group of combat proven UAS operators and experienced business owners. The company has a 120,000 square foot facility capable of quickly repairing drones from most major manufacturers. In many cases, in less than 36 hours. In addition to repairing drones, USAS provides commercial & government UAS operational and regulatory consulting services. In this edition, Paul talks about Unmanned SAS, why the next generation drones require specialized repair services and how the company’s facility in Tampa, Florida is uniquely positioned to meet this need.