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Data capturing drones are helping enterprise map the world
Friday, September 8, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
The world is clamoring for data that only a drone can deliver. Not toy drones for hobbyists. Not military drones. Powerful data-capturing drones that are transforming the way companies operate - offering unparalleled insight from 400 feet.According to the 2017 Drone Industry Trends Report by DroneDeploy, drones’ mapping capabilities are completely redefining old and cre...
AirMap secures $26M to become the air traffic controller for drones
Saturday, February 25, 2017 by Richard Harris
AirMap announced a $26 million Series B funding round led by Microsoft Ventures, with additional participation from Airbus Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures (the investment arm of Qualcomm Incorporated), Rakuten, Sony, Yuneec, and existing investors General Catalyst and Lux Capital. The new investment brings their total funding to more than $43 million. The Series B fund...
Top 12 software and app development stories from 2016
Saturday, December 31, 2016 by Richard Harris
We are so excited to be entering into our 4th year at App Developer Magazine, and we have you - our loyal followers to thank. Without you none of this would be possible, so thank you for riding along shotgun :)I thought it would be interesting to take a quick look back at the top stories we covered in the app development or software development industry - that got the m...
Here is the second round of Q3 Mobile First Insights from Opera Mediaworks
Monday, December 5, 2016 by Richard Harris
Opera Mediaworks decided to take a closer look at what it means to be mobile first and which next-gen media company might be the next “unicorns”.Opera Mediaworks gathered insights into which apps are attracting new users and rising in the rankings, which ones are retaining and engaging users, and identified the most promising apps they have seen emerge on their platform...
Learn to code and fly a drone for $99 bucks
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 by Richard Harris
Moms and dads are going to be geeking out with their kiddies this holiday season with the latest Code This Drone Kit that teaches how to code, and how to fly a drone too. Best part is it's priced under $100 and includes the drone.Parrot, the drone maker and Tynker, the leading creative coding platform for kids have teamed up to offer “Code This Drone” kits which no...
3 secrets of success for news apps
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by Todd Miller
The rise of news app Jinri Toutiao (Today’s Headlines) has been big news in the Chinese internet sector. Following on that success, Phoenix News, Tencent, and other traditional portal websites have all made great efforts to develop personalized news aggregator apps. The same thing is happening globally, with distinct trends emerging in different global markets...
Just what is the DroneDeploy app market
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Richard Harris
PwC has predicted the global market for commercial drone technology to reach as much as $127 billion by 2020, and the FAA believes at least 543,000 drones will be in civilian hands by 2020. Developers will play a critical role in helping business adopt drones on every job site - whether it’s to monitor construction sites, improve farming methods, verify insurance claims...