Frank Segarra, Managing Director at Volatus Unmanned Services, hosts a podcast series that explores how commercial drones are being used right now to save time, save money, and keep workers safe.

In each episode, we talk with thought leaders from a range of industries to share real-world drone applications for commercial use.



How Drones are Being Used in Agriculture

Kirk Floyd combined his RC helicopter skills and a passion for horticulture and arboriculture to create a business within the emerging commercial drone market. Kirk shares some great stories from the field, and how he used his ingenuity for on-location problem solving during drone missions to ensure their success.

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Advancing the Drone Industry Through Government Partnerships

David Heath turned a background in aviation into a career that connects the drone industry with public policy. As a founding member of the PA Drone Association, he regularly advocates for policies, regulations, and new initiatives to enable the drone industry to not only grow, but to benefit the public good.

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What’s Hot In Drone Thermography

GIS Scientist and Level 3 Thermographer Jason San Souci takes us on an in-depth exploration of both the art and science of thermography. He walks through the three levels, and uses some great examples of how to combine measurements with experience to get the best outcomes. He also shares some great stories about his time in an Afghanistan combat zone, chimpanzee habitat mapping with Jane Goodall, neurodiversity in the drone industry, the potential positive impact of BVLOS, and much more.

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Increasing Female Participation in the Drone Industry

An entrepreneur and aviation enthusiast, Sharon founded Women and Drones, which is dedicated to driving excellence in the UAS/AAM industry. She shares how the organization empowers women to connect, collaborate and make global business connections—including the new ConnexiCore Mentor Program.

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Advocacy and Education in the Drone Industry

Our Guest, Dawn Zoldi of P3 Tech Consulting, explains her journey from JAG lawyer for the U.S. Air Force to creating policies on domestic use of military drones in the U.S. national airspace. We discuss education and advocacy about the drone industry, and offers insight on how today’s trends are impacting business.

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Insights From 6 Years In The Drone Business

In this episode of Drone Insights & Technology, our CEO Frank Segarra discusses how he got his start in the drone business 6 years ago. What started off as a telecommunications company, evolved into a drone services and technology company.

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Drone Services for Channel Sales Leaders

We discuss how the system integrator reseller community is finding new business opportunities with UAV drone solutions. Our guest is David Burgeson, CEO of Renaissance Systems, Inc. (RSI) and exclusive distributor of ConnexiCore drone services to the Master Agent Channel.

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Combining Drone Datasets For Construction Engineering Deliverables

Scott Northrop of Drone Tech Imaging started to explore what might be possible beyond just images and videos. After working closely with a family member that owned an engineering firm, he realized the incredible value that drones can provide to the construction and engineering workflow by combining multiple datasets to create rich deliverables.

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Taking the Drone Industry Past the Pretty Pictures

Many companies interested in drone technology still think of drones as something that works only for capturing visual imagery. Of course, drones can do much more. While drones can capture stunning and clear video and still photography in a way unthinkable even five years ago, they also can produce data that produces actionable insights.

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Understanding Contenders vs Pretenders in the Drone Industry

On this episode we are joined by Vice President of Sales at Measure, Abigail Lacy. We explored some nuanced topics in the ever-expanding drone industry—how can you distinguish the contenders from the pretenders? And how can drones be presented in a way that avoids overpromising and underdelivering in an industry that undergoes constant growth and innovation?

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Analyzing and Acting On Critical Drone Data

Drones can take thousands of images or hours of video of things that previously would’ve been unthinkable. But what good is all that data if you have no way to sort, analyze, and prioritize it? Ken Falk, CEO and Founder of Scopito, has a platform that allows users to understand what they have and quickly find what they need to detect.

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