3d robotics

  • Mayfield Backs Connected, Commercial Drone Maker 3D Robotics With $6M

    Mayfield Backs Connected, Commercial Drone Maker 3D Robotics With $6M

    In September, drone and aierial robotics maker 3D Robotics announced a $30 million funding round from Foundry Group, True Ventures, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, and SK Ventures. Today, Mayfield Fund is announcing that it was also a part of that round, contributing $6 million to the connected, aerial vehicle platform company. Read More

  • 3D Robotics Raises $30 Million To Legitimize Aerial Drones For Business

    3D Robotics Raises $30 Million To Legitimize Aerial Drones For Business

    The very mention of the word “drone” often conjures up images of autonomous machines cruising over battlefields, but that’s far from the future 3D Robotics has in store for its own aerial machines. And thanks a recent infusion of capital, that future may be closer than you think. 3D Robotics announced earlier today that it locked up a $30 million Series B round, with a list… Read More

  • OK Glass, RIP Privacy: The Democratization Of Surveillance

    OK Glass, RIP Privacy: The Democratization Of Surveillance

    How’s this for synchronicity: Google Glass started shipping on the same week that CISPA passed the House, 3DRobotics unveiled their new site, and 4chan and Reddit pored over surveillance photos trying to crowdsource the identity of the Boston bombers. Cameras on phones. Cameras on drones. Cameras on glasses. Cameras atop stores, in ATMs, on the street, on lapels, up high in the sky. Read More