118 episodes

In the DroneTalks c-level series podcast we discuss technology, regulatory, business and ecosystem topics openly with industry leaders to enable and foster innovation for a better future. Our short, impactful interviews provide you with C-level perspectives from leading companies in the drone industry including NASA, Wing, DJI, Skyward and more.

Our mission: to inform, to educate and to drive social acceptance in the drone ecosystem!

Are you doing something amazing in the Drone ecosystem? Get involved! Go to www.dronetalks.online to find out more, or contact us at info@dronetalks.online.

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In the DroneTalks c-level series podcast we discuss technology, regulatory, business and ecosystem topics openly with industry leaders to enable and foster innovation for a better future. Our short, impactful interviews provide you with C-level perspectives from leading companies in the drone industry including NASA, Wing, DJI, Skyward and more.

Our mission: to inform, to educate and to drive social acceptance in the drone ecosystem!

Are you doing something amazing in the Drone ecosystem? Get involved! Go to www.dronetalks.online to find out more, or contact us at info@dronetalks.online.

    DroneTalks | The future of Drone Operations and the Power of Automated Negotiation AI

    DroneTalks | The future of Drone Operations and the Power of Automated Negotiation AI

    Think AI is just about chatbots? Think again!

    Did you know that AI is playing a critical role in drone operations? In our exclusive interview led by Eszter Kovacs, Co-founder and CEO of DroneTalks, with Shoji Nishimura, COO of Intent Exchange, we delve into how their innovative Automated Negotiation AI is not just a concept but a practical tool already improving the safety and efficiency of aerial operations.

    This technology, developed under one of NATO’s projects and supported by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Industry and Technology, is actively deployed in high-stakes environments.

    Key takeaway: Intent Exchange’s AI isn't merely about automating tasks; it’s about creating smarter, scalable solutions that tackle the complex challenges of modern drone operations. By digitalizing negotiation and conflict resolution, they're setting a new standard for what AI can achieve in the drone industry.

    During a demonstration in Wakkanai, Japan, Intent Exchange’s AI coordinated a network of drones delivering medical supplies. It seamlessly integrated with local air traffic, ensuring timely deliveries while adhering to stringent safety standards.

    Another key application of their AI technology is in urban settings where it assesses and visualizes ground risks, optimizing drone flight paths to avoid densely populated areas or sensitive infrastructures. This technology not only improves safety but also enhances the efficiency of drone operations in complex environments.

    Watch the full interview to learn more about the future of AI in drone technology!

    • 8 min
    DroneTalks | Unisphere's role in Drone Operations and Urban Air Mobility

    DroneTalks | Unisphere's role in Drone Operations and Urban Air Mobility

    Can you imagine using a decade of weather data to fly drones safely? Learn more about how Unisphere leverages historical insights for drone operations from our latest interview with Richard Boden, Director of the Business Unit at Murzilli Consulting, and Christoph Selig, COO and Co-founder of the company. Positioned at the forefront of drone operations management and UAM, Unisphere is redefining aerial logistics with its innovative platforms, NOVA and UAM Location Analysis. Christoph explains the significance of utilizing 5-10 years of weather data, providing UAV operators with the tools to forecast operational challenges and enhance flight safety and efficiency.

    With their UAM Location Analysis tool, they aid vertiport planning by offering data-driven insights that inform site selection and eVTOL performance assessments under varying weather conditions. Besides these, NOVA integrates digital twin technology to replicate and simulate drone operations. By modeling various operational scenarios, Unisphere provides UAV operators with the ability to fine-tune their missions based on comprehensive data analytics.

    To gain a comprehensive understanding of their work, watch the full interview!

    • 17 min
    DroneTalks | Drone Automation take-aways so far: Insights from Flytbase's CEO, Nitin Gupta

    DroneTalks | Drone Automation take-aways so far: Insights from Flytbase's CEO, Nitin Gupta

    Imagine cutting drone operation costs from $200,000 to just $20,000-$40,000!

    Flytbase's CEO, Nitin Gupta, reveals in an interview with Lorenzo Murzilli, CEO and Co-founder of Murzilli Consulting how their software-centric model is making advanced drone operations accessible and cost-effective.

    From improving site security with automated patrols to deploying rapid-response drones for public safety, Flytbase is driving a transformative wave across multiple industries. Their cutting-edge solutions are setting a new standard for operational efficiency and safety.

    Join us at Aerial Cities 2024 to explore how these innovations are shaping the future of urban environments. Connect with industry leaders and visionaries, and take part in paving the way for next-generation aerial cities. Register now to be part of this groundbreaking event! https://aerialcities.dronetalks.online/

    • 10 min
    DroneTalks | The future of UAV Operations: insights from ResilienX’s CTO, Andrew Carter

    DroneTalks | The future of UAV Operations: insights from ResilienX’s CTO, Andrew Carter

    When giants like Amazon and Alphabet express interest in pushing the boundaries of UAV operations, you know a revolution is underway.

    At the heart of this transformation is Andrew Carter, CTO of ResilienX, who shares his insights on pioneering safer, more reliable unmanned aircraft systems with DroneTalks' CEO and co-founder, Eszter Kovács.

    Andrew's journey from the US Army's ground-based Sense and Avoid program to founding ResilienX underscores the innovations in UAV safety and system integrity. His company leads in aviation safety management, enhancing the reliability of unmanned aircraft systems in national airspace.

    With increasing recognition of digital infrastructure's role in UAV operations, the sector is moving beyond overpromised capabilities to deliver safety and efficiency. This maturation signals a shift in perception among governments and regulatory bodies, now more willing to invest in and adopt UAV technology.

    Want to learn more about transforming UAV operations with ResilienX? Watch our full interview with Andrew!

    • 10 min
    DroneTalks | The future of drone flight control with Fusion Engineering

    DroneTalks | The future of drone flight control with Fusion Engineering

    Drones struggling with external disturbances? Not anymore, thanks to Fusion Reflex, expertly crafted by FusionEngineering

    Robert Crone, CEO of the company introduces their breakthrough in drone flight control technology. Developed from advanced research at TU Delft, this system is specifically engineered to address the challenge of maintaining flight stability in the face of sudden gusts and turbulent weather. This means smoother flights and precise control in conditions that would ground other drones.

    A key milestone on Fusion Engineering's horizon is obtaining SIL 4 certification for the Fusion Reflex system, which underscores the company's commitment to meeting the highest safety and reliability standards, paving the way for beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) flights over urban areas - a transformative development for the drone industry.


    Dive deeper into their innovative journey and strategic vision for the future of drone technology in our latest interview!

    • 11 min
    DroneTalks | FlightOps on transforming autonomous drone operations & scaling logistics industry

    DroneTalks | FlightOps on transforming autonomous drone operations & scaling logistics industry

    Explore the cutting-edge world of autonomous drone technology in this exclusive interview with Shay Levy, CEO of FlightOps, a leading innovator in drone flight management.

    Discover how FlightOps is making strides in the drone logistics industry by automating flight processes from end to end, enabling operations beyond visual line of sight with 5G networks.

    Shay shares insights into the company's focus on logistics, first response, and inspection verticals, revealing the potential for building a myriad of applications on top of the FlightOps platform.

    This interview provides a deep dive into how FlightOps's mature, commercially operated platform is a critical factor in scaling operations and achieving industry success.

    Whether you're a professional in the drone industry or simply fascinated by drone technology, this discussion offers valuable perspectives on the challenges and opportunities in scaling drone operations and the future of autonomous flight

    • 10 min

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