Have you ever wondered how drones are used in the public safety sector? If you asked today’s guest, he would say drones provide a cost-effective solution to other costly equipment and that they can provide great ROI to local public agencies.
Ryan English is President and Co-Founder of FLYMOTION Unmanned Systems, a full service UAS company headquartered in Tampa, Florida that delivers a range of UAS solutions, one of which is focused on the public safety industry. In addition to his military service and civilian special operations background, Ryan has over a decade of successful entrepreneurship to the FlyMotion team. In this episode of the Drone Radio Show, Ryan talks about FLYMOTION, how drones are used in hazardous public safety situations, the value of drones to public safety organizations and the challenges and rewards of starting a public safety drones based business.
If you asked today’s guest, he’d give us seven predictions for a dynamic year ahead. Jeremiah Karpowicz is the Executive Editor for Commercial UAV News. He creates articles, videos, newsletters, ebooks and other content for various communities as a contributor and editor. He is also the author of a number of industry specific reports how drones are being used in various markets. His latest report is called “7 Commercial Drone Predictions for 2017”. In this episode of the Drone Radio Show, Jeremiah talks about the report, some of the key predictions that we should look for and what they will mean to the commercial drone industry. Halfway through this interview, Chris Korody of the Drone Business Center joins the conversation and shares his perspectives on these predictions.
Do you have an idea for a new drone start up?
Then the lessons offered by todays guest will really interest you. Siggi Hindrichs is an entrepreneur in residence at the Samsung NEXT Start tech accelerator in San Francisco. She is the founder of Notifleet, an early stage startup that aims to be an all-in-one solution for fleet management for commercial UAVs. Siggi is also a certified remote pilot with sUAS rating under Part 107. In this episode of the Drone Radio Show, Siggi talks about her business idea to help companies scale their drone fleets, the benefits and opportunities of working in a tech accelerator and the challenges and rewards of creating a new tech start-up. If you have an idea for a new drone business, you’ll find this interview interesting.
Have you wondered how drones can be used in the legal profession?
If you asked today’s guest, he’d tell you that drones are helping juries better understand the facts in complicated accident cases. Mark Johnson is the co-founder and chief creative officer of Visual Law Group, a company in San Jose, California that provides a variety of litigation support services. The company is comprised of creative visual media professionals who, by utilizing the most cutting edge software and technology, create innovative and easy to understand stories and presentations. In 2015, Mark began using drones to collect aerial data, create 3D models and produce virtual reality scenes to support cases of litigation. In this episode, Mark talks about the field of visual law, the rise of drones in the profession and the opportunities that drone technology offers in the litigation process.