Interdrone 2018 was alive and kicking in the beginning of this month. Touted as one of the largest drone conferences in the world, the drone palooza was held this year in Las Vegas, Nevada for its fourth consecutive year.
Here are the 8 massive highlights of this year’s event:
Parrot introduces new drones
The Ebee X and the ANAFI Work were launched by the French tech giant targeting mapping clients and construction related professionals.
AirMap to Integrate AirMap Platform SDK in QGroundControl
Heralded as leaders in integration of drones into air traffic, AirMap announced that they will be investing in UTM with pre-integration of AirMap Platform SDK in QGroundControl.
Autonomous Drone Charging Systems
The WiBotic Wireless Power System for DIJ Matrice 200 Series drones uses a combination of induction and magnetic resonance charging to allow drones to charge on a pad.
Keynote Presentation by Daniel Elwell
FAA’s acting administrator, Danial Elwell, stood firmly for all drones to have remote ID and added that FAA was held back by established law on model aircraft.
Drone Insurance takes large strides
DroneInsurance.com has collaborated with AirMap in a venture that lets US based drone operators to purchase insurance from inside AirMap for Drones App.
Developer Platform Launched by Skydio
The manufacturer of Skydio R1 Drone came up with its Autonomy Platform to enable third party developers to build on the drone’s autonomy engine.
Drones for rent
Skydio has partnered with Omni to let consumers use their R1 drone in the Bay area on rent.
Women and drones luncheon
An incredible segment at this year’s Interdrone that had so many women gathered at the venue who are in love with drones.