Top 10 Drone Technology Solution Companies - 2021

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Miniature Pilotless Aircraft, or Flying Mini Robots—drones are today rapidly gaining traction as a revolutionary technology in commercial as well as non-profit sectors. The use of drones has significantly changed by leaps and bounds over the years, and the future opportunities of this technology are limitless. Although still in its infancy, drone technology is breaking through rigid traditional barriers across industry verticals.

The commercial application of drones is gaining steady momentum, opening doors to allow new functionalities in a wide array of niche spaces. From fertilizing crop fields on an automated basis, monitoring traffic incidents, surveying hard-to-reach places, or even delivering pizzas, sophisticated drones would soon be performing everyday tasks efficiently. On the other hand, personal drones used for film-making, recording, still photography and gaming by tech-savvy enthusiasts are increasingly growing in popularity.

As such, the technological transitions in the arena have opened up a universe of new possibilities for drone technology players to develop and introduce innovative solutions. This implies that businesses looking for competent solutions have to choose from a plethora of options.

To make this task easier and assist leaders in identifying the right drone technology solution providers, CIOReview presents to you, “10 Most Promising Drone Technology Solution Companies - 2021.”

A distinguished panel comprising CEOs, CIOs, VCs, Analysts, and the CIOReview editorial board has selected the top Promising Drone Technology Solution Providers. In our selection process, we looked at the company’s offerings, core competency, news/press releases, client testimonials, milestones, and other recognition.

    Top Drone Technology Solution Companies

  • 1

    FIRST iZ is a venture by Phil Burks that leverages drone technology to enhance emergency response teams’ abilities to de-escalate and handle problems safely and efficiently. The UAV system is programmed to fly autonomously to the incident location, provide live videos while in transit, sniff for hazardous gases, hover while still delivering live video and provide first responders the opportunity to ‘know’ what they will encounter before dispatching vehicles and personnel. With just the click of a button, the drone can be autonomously dispatched to the site of the desired location

  • 2

    Action Drone USA

    Action Drone USA

    The company unique AD approach acts on business development strategies, manufacturing custom unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), deploying pilot networks, and standardizing training and services to suit clients’ needs. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Integration Pilot Program (IPP) awarded the City of San Diego, California (1 of 9 nationwide locations approved) to test and evaluate integration of civil and public drone operations into our national airspace system (NAS)

  • 3

    Ambarella

    Ambarella

    The company technologies enable a wide variety of human and computer vision applications, including video security, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), electronic mirror, drive recorder, driver/cabin monitoring, autonomous driving, and robotic applications. Ambarella’s low-power system on chips (SoCs) offer high-resolution video compression, advanced image processing, and powerful deep neural network processing to enable intelligent cameras to extract valuable data from high-resolution video streams

  • 4

    Dedrone

    Dedrone

    Dedrone is the market and technology leader in airspace security. The Dedrone counter-drone platform combines hardware sensors and machine-learning software, providing early warning, classification of, and mitigation against all drone threats. In October 2019, Dedrone introduced Dedrone Defense, our consultancy which provides the essential tools for all U.S. federal agencies and armed forces to assess, protect and defend against unauthorized sUAS. Dedrone Defense is the sole provider and manufacturer of DroneDefender, a non-kinetic, radiofrequency sUAS countermeasure, which safeguards airspace without risking collateral damage

  • 5

    Draganfly

    Draganfly

    For more than two decades, Draganfly has been a leader in the professional drone industry, supporting our clients with enterprise drone solutions, contract engineering services, custom software professional UAV services, and more. Draganfly has a long history of using drone technology to aid the police in keeping the public safe. In 2009, Ontario Provincial Police’s Forensic Identification Unit used the Draganflyer X6 to collect evidence in a homicide investigation, making this the first use of a commercial UAV for emergency services in North America

  • 6

    FLIR Systems

    FLIR Systems

    FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. The company bring innovative sensing solutions into daily life through our thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locator systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat detection systems

  • 7

    Flyability

    Flyability

    Flyability is a Swiss company building solutions for the inspection and exploration of indoor, inaccessible, and confined spaces. By allowing drones to be used safely inside buildings, it enables industrial companies and inspection professionals to reduce downtime, inspection costs, and risks to workers. With hundreds of customers in over 50 countries in Power Generation, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Maritime, Infrastructures & Utilities, and Public Safety, Flyability has pioneered and continues to lead the innovation in the commercial indoor drone space

  • 8

    Kespry

    Kespry

    Kespry's drone-based aerial intelligence platform enables enterprises to transform how they capture, analyze and share insights about their business, providing the information needed to accelerate their operations. Purpose-built for industrial use, Kespry's platform delivers the data needed to close claims faster, measure stockpiles, survey mines more accurately, and operate earthworks projects more efficiently, all while being simple enough for any user

  • 9

    Pix4D

    Pix4D

    Pix4D makes software solutions for professional drone-based mapping, purely from images. Founded in 2011 with years of scientific research, Pix4D software uses images taken by hand, drone, or plane and creates customizable results that complement a wide range of applications and software

  • 10

    senseFly

    senseFly

    senseFly believe in using technology to make work safer and more efficient. The company proven drone solutions simplify the collection and analysis of geospatial data, allowing professionals in surveying, agriculture, engineering and humanitarian aid to make better decisions, faster