Drone Video Services

Category Archive: Business

Content That Matters: Interview with Eric Koehler, Vantage Vertical

In this video, FusionSpark Media’s Russell Sparkman interviews Vantage Vertical co-founder, Eric Koehler, about changes impacting the commercial use of drones, including the FAA’s recent Part 107 updates to Unmanned Aircraft Systems. In this interview, we touch upon: What is Part 107, and why it matters How to get a[…]

FAA Announces Operational Rules

Today June 21, 2016, the FAA announced an eagerly awaited set of operational rules for commercial drone operators. These new rules finally address some realities of drone operations, and hopefully pave the way for some commonsense regulations to follow. The official press release included a link to a summary of the regulations.[…]

Drones & Tourism: A Whale of a Drone Tale

    When Scott Meis, avid photographer and VP of Marketing for Clipper Vacations, needed something “different” for promoting the upcoming summer orca watching excursions, the idea of a drone to get a different perspective came immediately to mind. Scott and his team set out to document the journey, from Seattle[…]

Snapshot of Drone Video & Photography Services, Q1 2016

According to the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, the FAA granted 3,136 Section 333 exemptions for commercial drone applications. Based on the fact that the Section 333 Exemption application requires the applicant to identify types of uses, a snapshot of the commercial use of drone video and photography services is[…]