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Caterpillar invests in Airware bringing drone tech to mining and construction enterprises

The venture arm of Caterpillar Inc., a major manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, has invested in San Francisco drone tech startup Airware. Rather than make its own unmanned aerial vehi

How drones will reshape the enterprise

Most people associate drones with troops and mad scientists tinkering around in their backyards. Thanks to technological breakthroughs -- including longer and safer flights -- and new federal guidelin

Airware buys Redbird to build a full-stack drone services empire

“I want to be the global leader. I don’t want to build the non-relevant European or French player.” That’s why Emmanuel de Maistre just sold Redbird, his drone-powered analytic

Airware snatches $30M to sell complete drones to the Fortune 500

Airware used to sell drone operating systems. Now it’s swiveling to sell the whole flying kit and caboodle: drone hardware, the software to control them, and the cloud where their data goes. It

How GoPro Is Building Its Future Drone Platform Foundations

GoPro started working on drones a few months ago in order to stake a claim in this multibillion-dollar market. This is a natural for them, as they will be able to offer the best flying immersive camer

Airware And DJI/Accel Launch Drone Investment Funds

Airware makes a flexible drone operating system. DJI makes the top consumer drones. But they need to bundle up with industry-specific hardware and software makers to sell whole commercial drone packa

Airware’s Drone Operating System Gets Strategic Investment, Tech, Clients From GE Ventures

Dull, dirty, and dangerous. Those are the tasks robots are best for, but it also describes jobs with General Electric’s Field Services division, inspecting wind turbines and oil pipelines. So to

Commercial Drones Are Coming, And Sooner Than You Think

When Jeff Bezos talked about delivering your Amazon packages by drone last year on 60 minutes, it seemed like a grand publicity stunt designed to get his company some attention, but the fact is we ar

Airware Preps Launch Of Its Commercial Drone Operating System With $25M From Kleiner

Building a drone’s hardware and software from scratch is tough and expensive, but open source drone kits are inflexible. So to power businesses looking to customize drones for commercial uses fr

For More Than War: Airware Demos Its Drone Platform By Protecting Rhinos From Poachers

Airware wants to prove drones have plenty of uses beyond killing people. Today the unmanned aerial vehicle hardware/software/firmware startup revealed it's built and deployed special drones to thwart

Airware Raises $10.7M From Andreessen Horowitz To Build Brains For Unmanned Drones

Ready for a sky full of robo-planes? <a target="_blank" href="http://www.airware.com/">Airware</a>, a company that's building the brains and guts for commercial unmanned drones, is announcing this