Season 3

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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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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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…

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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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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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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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innovative data center practices
Applied Digital Strengthens Community Relations through Innovative Data Center Practices
May 21, 2024

As Applied Digital continues to expand its footprint across rural America, its commitment to integrating with and revitalizing local communities stands out. The company’s unique approach to building and operating data centers brings advanced technology to these areas while stimulating local economies and fostering community development. How does Applied Digital ensure seamless integration and…

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data center operators
From Fields to Data Centers: Applied Digital’s Training Program Transforms Farmers into Data Center Operators
May 21, 2024

Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting Operations and Public Affairs at Applied Digital, emphasizes the transformative impact of Applied Digital’s training programs, which convert agricultural land into high-tech data centers and enable farmers to transition into skilled data center operators. This initiative highlights the company’s commitment to community development and technological advancement.

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Water Conservation and Sustainability Are Critical for a Data Center’s Success
May 21, 2024

Digital infrastructure is essential, and as data centers expand, their environmental impact, water conservation and sustainability have come under scrutiny. As the demand for data storage and processing capabilities grows exponentially, so does the concern for the environmental impact of these facilities, particularly in terms of water usage. Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting…

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AI-driven computing
Reducing the Gap in Skilled Trades Can Be Solved by Boosting Trade Education Initiatives
May 21, 2024

Currently, skilled trades are facing significant shortages making the need for innovative solutions and passionate involvement more urgent than before. Statistics indicate a looming gap in the workforce, expected to reach millions in the next decade, as older generations retire without sufficient newcomers to fill their roles. At the heart of this issue is…

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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
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,…

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Preparing Drone Delivery to Operate in One of the Busiest Airspaces in the Country
March 2, 2022

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
February 23, 2022

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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Is North Dakota Primed to be the “Silicon Valley of Drones”
February 17, 2022

Grant Guillot, the host of Drones in America, welcomed renowned UAS industry expert Matt Dunlevy to a discussion of the significance of the drone industry and why it matters. Dunlevy, Founder of SkySkopes and Executive in Residence at UND (University of North Dakota), has an impressive resume. In addition to his “day job”, Dunlevy…

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What We Can Expect from 2022’s GEO Week
February 4, 2022

GEO Week is set to take flight in just a couple of days and the show’s exhibit floor is sold out, even with the lingering Omicron challenges, meaning the UAV and Survey industries ares amped to get back to business and share in a year+ of massive industry movement and validation for drones. We…

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The Year’s Biggest Drone Regulation Developments According to the FAA
February 2, 2022

There have been many exciting changes in the drone world in the last year regarding policy and regulations. Executive Director of the UAS Integration Office for the FAA Jay Merkle, a returning guest, spoke with Drones in America host Grant Guillot regarding the milestones and happenings. “It’s been a big year,” Merkle began. Movement around drone…

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