Drones In America

What Data Points Do Drones Need to Collect?

The Xponential 2022 event on April 25-28 in Orlando, FL, was a significant success. Each year it presents the opportunity to work across many markets and domains. The event represents the entire uncrewed industry, from maritime systems to autonomous trucks that don’t have a cab and robot dogs. Keely Griffith, the Director of Industry Education […]

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What Data Points Do Drones Need to Collect?

The Xponential 2022 event on April 25-28 in Orlando, FL, was a significant success. Each year it presents the opportunity to work across many markets and domains. The event represents the entire uncrewed industry, from maritime systems to autonomous trucks that don’t have a cab and robot dogs. Keely Griffith, the Director of Industry Education […]

Read More
Season 3
What Can the U.S. Learn from European Drone Regulations?

In this exciting episode of Drones in America, host Grant Guillot had the pleasure of speaking with a drone industry leader and influencer Eszter Kovács, Founder of DroneTalks and Board Member of the Drone Industry Association Switzerland (DIAS) to begin. However, her current resume consists of much more including Advisory Board Member of the 2022 […]

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Season 3
How Drone Ranges are Helping Advance R&D Initiatives

The terrain of the northwest is important to the industry with a diverse test range where the industry can research, develop, and help make further strides in the industry with manufacturing and operations. Host Grant Guillot of Drones in America chats with Darryl Abling, the Range Manager for Pendleton UAS Range and Steve Chrisman, […]

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Season 3
Draganfly CEO Shares Where the Company is Seeing Record Revenue

The need to help the people during search and rescue and dangerous times continues to be an ongoing matter, one that many have stepped in to assist, including the drone delivery platform, Draganfly. Cameron Chell, CEO of Draganfly sat with host Grant Guillot of Drones in America, to discuss just how the drones are doing […]

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Season 3
Examining the Impact of DroneUp Preparing For One Million Package Deliveries Per Year

The small aircraft often used today to capture video or perform surveillance is now a source of delivery in recent years. And the big box retailer Walmart, is the latest corporation to tap into the drone delivery market. As discussed on the latest episode of the podcast show “Drones in America,” host Grant Guillot talked […]

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Season 3
How MassDOT is Deploying UAVs to Connect Remote Communities

When it comes to unidentified flying objects, it is more and more likely that they are drones. Whether delivering food to your backyard or helping to keep our rails, roads, and bridges safe for travel, drones are becoming an increasingly common part of daily life. Grant Guillot sat down with Robin Grace, MassDOT Aeronautics Drone […]

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Why Hotels Should Learn to Love Robot Technology
February 7, 2023

The guest experience is getting upgraded at many hotels today thanks to innovative robot technology. Aloft Hotels first introduced the world’s first robotic concierge in the early 2000s, and in 2014, they brought Botlr, a robot butler service, to the team. These AI enhancements increased the guest experience through shorter wait times for room […]

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Super Bowl LVII Ad Spots Sold Out. Why Did It Take So Long This Year?
February 6, 2023

Patrick Rishe, Host of “Suite Talk: The Business Behind Sports“, takes a look at the 2023 Super Bowl ad trends. An uncertain economy is one of the biggest factors as to why it took companies so long to buy out the ad spaces for this year’s Super Bowl. Not to mention we have seen nothing […]

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Thoughts About Pro AV’s Path Forward in ’23
February 6, 2023

Can we take a second and acknowledge how impactful Gina Sansivero and Brandy Alvarado-Miranda are for our industry? … I had a chance to sit down with BOTH of them to break down some of the hottest trends from ISE this year, but also to dive deeper into the conversations and challenges that are […]

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Why Oklahoma May Be the Next Proving Grounds for Drones: Coming May 26th
May 17, 2021

Can an oil state become a new hub for aerospace? A remote section of southeast Oklahoma aims to craft the future of unmanned aviation, and Drones in America is taking a visit. On a special installment, host Grant Guillot takes a visit to the Choctaw Nation UAS Beyond test site to see how they are […]

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When Beignets Fly: Zing Drone Delivery Sees Famous Treats Cross the Mississippi

Deep in the heart of the jazz scene, the saxophones aren’t the only things buzzing. This week, Grant Guillot takes Drones in America to the Big Easy to witness what is possible with drone deliveries — right now.   As part of an investor event, Zing Drone Delivery performed a delivery of Cafe du Monde’s famous beignets from the […]

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Maximizing the Value of Your Roof With Drone Delivery
February 17, 2021

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Drones in America host Grant Guillot has discussed the future of drone delivery […]

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Coca-Cola with Coffee Takes Off With Drone Delivery

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Drone delivery isn’t just a far-off possibility. It’s become safer, more efficient, and scalable. That’s […]

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How Will Drones Play into the Future of Agriculture?

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Drones in America host Grant Guillot looks at the future of American manufactured drones through […]

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How Drones are Connecting Guam Across the Pacific

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Drones in America host Grant Guillot has discussed the future of the American […]

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Season 1
How Drones are Connecting Guam Across the Pacific
January 20, 2021

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Drones in America host Grant Guillot has discussed the future of the American […]

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How Might Drones Be Used to Expand Highspeed Internet?

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States. Drones in America host Grant Guillot has discussed the promises drone technology brings us in the quest […]

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What Will Implementing Drones into Airport Operations Look Like?

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.     Drones in America host Grant Guillot has discussed the future of drone […]

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Will the Future of Drones Include DJI?

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   What role do foreign-made drones play in the American drone industry? Does a […]

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Season 1
Will the Future of Drones Include DJI?
December 23, 2020

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   What role do foreign-made drones play in the American drone industry? Does a […]

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The Challenges Drone Operations are Tackling

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Initially used for military defense applications, today, drones are reinventing old businesses while […]

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Public Perception of Drones is Positive Going into 2021

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Whether it’s agriculture, construction, energy, surveying, recreation—what have you—drones are providing fantastic opportunities […]

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Solving the “Pizza” Problem in Drone Delivery

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   From unmanned balloons launched in France back in the late 1700s, to the […]

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Latest Season 2

Season 2
Drone Growth Brings New Maintenance Questions
August 4, 2021

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   The ecosystem of drones includes many aspects. While the technology and the operations are often […]

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How Are Drones Saving the Mining Industry Money?

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Drones have a host of applications. While the headline grabbers are all about operations in […]

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Can Drone Delivery Be Minimally Invasive?

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   The challenges around drone delivery often go into several buckets—line of sight limitations and safety […]

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Microdrones CEO Discusses New Alliance with GE

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Microdrones and GE recently entered into a partnership, which will see Microdrones bring GE’s Industrial […]

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Season 2
Microdrones CEO Discusses New Alliance with GE
July 20, 2021

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Microdrones and GE recently entered into a partnership, which will see Microdrones bring GE’s Industrial […]

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Will Transparency Be the Path Forward for Drone Manufacturers?

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Transparency in the drone space has typically been lacking, but one leader in the industry […]

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Envisioning the Infrastructure to Support Drone Deliveries

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   This could be the golden age of drone delivery. However, like any form of logistics, […]

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What Defines Success for Drone Missions in Space?

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Drone use cases continue to evolve as they become vital tools to support various missions […]

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Season 2
What Defines Success for Drone Missions in Space?
June 23, 2021

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Drone use cases continue to evolve as they become vital tools to support various missions […]

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Will Drones Usher in a New Era of Warehouse Design?

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   There is a lot of conversation about drone delivery. The opportunity is gaining momentum but […]

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How Drones Can Protect and Serve

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Drones can be very hard workers, flexible enough to meet the needs of many users. […]

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Why Oklahoma May Be the Next Proving Grounds for Drones

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   On a special installment, host Grant Guillot takes a visit to the Choctaw Nation UAS Beyond test […]

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Latest Season 3

Season 3
What Can the U.S. Learn from European Drone Regulations?
July 20, 2022

In this exciting episode of Drones in America, host Grant Guillot had the pleasure of speaking with a drone industry leader and influencer Eszter Kovács, Founder of DroneTalks and Board Member of the Drone Industry Association Switzerland (DIAS) to begin. However, her current resume consists of much more including Advisory Board Member of the 2022 […]

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How Drone Ranges are Helping Advance R&D Initiatives

The terrain of the northwest is important to the industry with a diverse test range where the industry can research, develop, and help make further strides in the industry with manufacturing and operations. Host Grant Guillot of Drones in America chats with Darryl Abling, the Range Manager for Pendleton UAS Range and Steve Chrisman, […]

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Draganfly CEO Shares Where the Company is Seeing Record Revenue

The need to help the people during search and rescue and dangerous times continues to be an ongoing matter, one that many have stepped in to assist, including the drone delivery platform, Draganfly. Cameron Chell, CEO of Draganfly sat with host Grant Guillot of Drones in America, to discuss just how the drones are doing […]

Read More
Examining the Impact of DroneUp Preparing For One Million Package Deliveries Per Year

The small aircraft often used today to capture video or perform surveillance is now a source of delivery in recent years. And the big box retailer Walmart, is the latest corporation to tap into the drone delivery market. As discussed on the latest episode of the podcast show “Drones in America,” host Grant Guillot talked […]

Read More
Examining the Impact of DroneUp Preparing For One Million Package Deliveries Per Year
Season 3
Examining the Impact of DroneUp Preparing For One Million Package Deliveries Per Year
June 2, 2022

The small aircraft often used today to capture video or perform surveillance is now a source of delivery in recent years. And the big box retailer Walmart, is the latest corporation to tap into the drone delivery market. As discussed on the latest episode of the podcast show “Drones in America,” host Grant Guillot talked […]

Read More
How MassDOT is Deploying UAVs to Connect Remote Communities

When it comes to unidentified flying objects, it is more and more likely that they are drones. Whether delivering food to your backyard or helping to keep our rails, roads, and bridges safe for travel, drones are becoming an increasingly common part of daily life. Grant Guillot sat down with Robin Grace, MassDOT Aeronautics Drone […]

Read More
Educating the Industry is an Investment for the Future

If you’ve ever watched a movie with an image shot from above, odds are they used Candrone technology. But drones have more uses than just filming and President of Candrone, Justin Hannewyk, knows that. Hannewyk sits down alongside Lead UAS Pilot Zach Rolfe to discuss the future of drone delivery and education as a part […]

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The Editor in Chief of DroneLife Shares the Biggest Opportunities for Uncrewed Systems

Miriam McNabb is no stranger to the drone industry. McNabb, who works as the Editor in Chief for the drone news site DroneLife, has worked in and around the tech industry for over a decade. McNabb sits down with Drones in America host Grant Guillot to discuss the current and up and coming drone sector. […]

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The Editor in Chief of DroneLife Shares the Biggest Opportunities for Uncrewed Systems
Season 3
The Editor in Chief of DroneLife Shares the Biggest Opportunities for Uncrewed Systems
March 16, 2022

Miriam McNabb is no stranger to the drone industry. McNabb, who works as the Editor in Chief for the drone news site DroneLife, has worked in and around the tech industry for over a decade. McNabb sits down with Drones in America host Grant Guillot to discuss the current and up and coming drone sector. […]

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The Scalability of Drones Will Hinge on Safely Managing Drone Ecosystems

Andrew Carter, President and Co-Founder of ResilienX and CEO Ryan Pleskach sat down with Drones in America host Grant Guillot to discuss the increasing importance of security in UAS operations and their unique approach to safely managing drone ecosystems. Formed by the same engineers that created the U.S. Army’s Ground Based Sense and Avoid System, […]

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Preparing Drone Delivery to Operate in One of the Busiest Airspaces in the Country

Drones in America host Grant Guillot spoke with guest Ben Brooks, Policy Development Lead for Wing, a sister company of Alphabet that focuses on improving the safety, security, and viability of drone delivery. Brooks remarked on Wing’s improvements and adjustments through the years and how the scalability and ROI of the company has vastly improved, […]

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Cargo Delivery Drones Could Drastically Impact the Middle Mile

Drones in America’s Grant Guillot first met Kofi Asante, VP of Strategy & Business Development with Elroy Air, at Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas during a keynote panel on drone delivery. Elroy Air’s involvement with drone cargo delivery services is an area that is worth a deeper dive, so Guillot was thrilled to have […]

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What Data Points Do Drones Need to Collect?
August 3, 2022

The Xponential 2022 event on April 25-28 in Orlando, FL, was a significant success. Each year it presents the opportunity to work across many markets and domains. The event represents the entire uncrewed industry, from maritime systems to autonomous trucks that don’t have a cab and robot dogs. Keely Griffith, the Director of Industry Education […]

Read More
What Can the U.S. Learn from European Drone Regulations?
July 20, 2022

In this exciting episode of Drones in America, host Grant Guillot had the pleasure of speaking with a drone industry leader and influencer Eszter Kovács, Founder of DroneTalks and Board Member of the Drone Industry Association Switzerland (DIAS) to begin. However, her current resume consists of much more including Advisory Board Member of the 2022 […]

Read More
How Drone Ranges are Helping Advance R&D Initiatives
July 6, 2022

The terrain of the northwest is important to the industry with a diverse test range where the industry can research, develop, and help make further strides in the industry with manufacturing and operations. Host Grant Guillot of Drones in America chats with Darryl Abling, the Range Manager for Pendleton UAS Range and Steve Chrisman, […]

Read More
Draganfly CEO Shares Where the Company is Seeing Record Revenue
June 15, 2022

The need to help the people during search and rescue and dangerous times continues to be an ongoing matter, one that many have stepped in to assist, including the drone delivery platform, Draganfly. Cameron Chell, CEO of Draganfly sat with host Grant Guillot of Drones in America, to discuss just how the drones are doing […]

Read More
Examining the Impact of DroneUp Preparing For One Million Package Deliveries Per Year
June 2, 2022

The small aircraft often used today to capture video or perform surveillance is now a source of delivery in recent years. And the big box retailer Walmart, is the latest corporation to tap into the drone delivery market. As discussed on the latest episode of the podcast show “Drones in America,” host Grant Guillot talked […]

Read More
How MassDOT is Deploying UAVs to Connect Remote Communities
April 27, 2022

When it comes to unidentified flying objects, it is more and more likely that they are drones. Whether delivering food to your backyard or helping to keep our rails, roads, and bridges safe for travel, drones are becoming an increasingly common part of daily life. Grant Guillot sat down with Robin Grace, MassDOT Aeronautics Drone […]

Read More
Educating the Industry is an Investment for the Future
April 13, 2022

If you’ve ever watched a movie with an image shot from above, odds are they used Candrone technology. But drones have more uses than just filming and President of Candrone, Justin Hannewyk, knows that. Hannewyk sits down alongside Lead UAS Pilot Zach Rolfe to discuss the future of drone delivery and education as a part […]

Read More
The Editor in Chief of DroneLife Shares the Biggest Opportunities for Uncrewed Systems
March 16, 2022

Miriam McNabb is no stranger to the drone industry. McNabb, who works as the Editor in Chief for the drone news site DroneLife, has worked in and around the tech industry for over a decade. McNabb sits down with Drones in America host Grant Guillot to discuss the current and up and coming drone sector. […]

Read More
The Scalability of Drones Will Hinge on Safely Managing Drone Ecosystems
March 9, 2022

Andrew Carter, President and Co-Founder of ResilienX and CEO Ryan Pleskach sat down with Drones in America host Grant Guillot to discuss the increasing importance of security in UAS operations and their unique approach to safely managing drone ecosystems. Formed by the same engineers that created the U.S. Army’s Ground Based Sense and Avoid System, […]

Read More