DroneDeploy has acquired robotic software company Rocos

DroneDeploy Rocos Robots

Drones and ground-based robots are starting to work together. When it comes to enterprise work, particularly industrial inspections and surveillance, you just can’t beat the combination when it comes to some applications. And so it’s both not surprising and pretty forward-thinking that DroneDeploy has acquired New Zealand-based robotic software company Rocos.

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A deeper look at DroneDeploy’s powerful capabilities

So we had a realization the other day: We’d never tried out DroneDeploy software. And while we had a basic understanding of what it can do, we wanted to learn more. So we had a one-hour briefing with the company. And we’ll share with you what we learned.

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DroneDeploy raises $50 million in Series ‘E’

Big news from drone enterprise data company DroneDeploy: It’s raised another $50 million in capital that it will use to accelerate its development “beyond drones.” The news came in a release, which we’ll get to in a sec.

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NSW, Australia uses drones after bushfires to collect data

During the DroneDeploy conference, remote pilot Gareth Pickford from the NSW National Parks and Wildlife shared how drones were used to assess the damage caused by the devastating bushfires, known as the Black Summer, earlier this year in Australia.

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DroneDeploy is using drones to monitor the Great Barrier Reef

DroneDeploy, the drone software company out of Silicon Valley, will soon be opening up shop in Australia. The company will help the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority monitor the deteriorating ocean habitat.

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Over 400 DJI drones in world’s largest agricultural drone fleet

More than 400 DJI drones are used in what is currently the world’s largest agricultural drone fleet. Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, announced today a global partnership with DroneDeploy to use their software for its agricultural business operations in the U.S., Europe, Canada, and Brazil. DJI’s drone technology in combination with DroneDeploy’s Live Map giving real-time insights to plant health, will change the way farmers manage their crops.

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