Rayonier Enhances Drone Program by Integrating Measure Ground Control

Forestry industry professionals are always looking for innovative ways to improve operational strategies and gain deeper insights into their forests. After all, a poor logging yield can lead to serious supply-chain issues—like an increase in timber prices that sends new construction prices soaring.

As an industry-leading forestry management company, Rayonier uses drones to solve problems that foresters have endured for years. And the results are nothing less than impressive.

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BGE Furthers Their Legacy of Innovation Using Measure Ground Control

Oct 19, 2021 3:23:44 PM |  Posted in Industry Insights, Insights, Partners, Utilities, Ground Control, Drone Software

Like many companies, BGE is continually looking for innovative ways to deliver better service to customers. Founded over 200 years ago as The Gas Light Company of Baltimore, BGE was the nation’s first gas provider, tasked with lighting the streets of the historic city—a feat they completed in 1890. Ever since then, BGE has stayed on the forefront of technology, always searching for new ways to deliver energy reliably and safely.

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Case Study: How Evergy Increased Safety and Reliability with Measure

Sep 14, 2021 3:32:09 PM |  Posted in Industry Insights, Insights, Partners, Utilities, Ground Control, Drone Software

For energy companies around the world, it's critical to keep employees and customers safe, and offer reliable service when people need it most.

Investor-owned utility company Evergy is no different. Serving over 1.7 million customers across Kansas and Missouri through its operating subsidiaries KCP&L and Westar, the 139-year-old company knows the importance of innovation in reaching those goals. In keeping with their relentless pursuit of worker safety and service uptime, Evergy decided to start their own in-house drone program in 2015—and they’ve never looked back since.

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Leading the Charge: Pursuing Regulatory Advancement in the Drone Industry

Apr 4, 2019 9:49:54 AM |  Posted in Industry Insights, Government

As one of the first national drone services providers in the U.S., the development of the sUAS industry and regulatory advancements is extremely important to us. Since 2014, Measure’s leadership has maintained a presence in the FAA, Congress, and even the White House.

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3 Reasons Why Measure is a Top Veteran Franchise

Apr 10, 2017 2:47:29 PM |  Posted in Franchise, Industry Insights, Drone as a Service

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We just raised $15 million—now what?

Jan 26, 2017 10:00:14 AM |  Posted in Industry Insights, Insights

While drone manufacturers have begun to struggle with the challenges of commoditization, Measure’s Drone as a Service® model has been flourishing. The service operator capped off a successful 2016 by closing a $15 million Series B funding round. Fortune 500 IT firm Cognizant led the raise, along with Measure’s early investors and a number of new strategic partners. The investment is indicative of something Measure has understood from day one: services are at the core of the commercial drone industry. With dozens of software options and hundreds of different drones, customers need vendors with the reach and expertise to deliver the data they need quickly and cost-effectively. With this new infusion of cash, Measure is augmenting its data capabilities, growing its fleet, and ramping up operations nationwide.

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Measure Now Member of IFA and VetFran; To Offer Franchise Discount to Veterans

Oct 11, 2016 12:13:42 PM |  Posted in In the News, Industry Insights, Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Measure, the Drone as a Service® company, proudly announces its membership in the International Franchise Association (IFA) and VetFran, joining the ranks of professionals who are fully committed to franchise excellence. As one of the nation’s leading commercial operators of drones, Measure is now able to offer aspiring qualified franchisees a unique, comprehensive business opportunity to thrive in a $127 billion-dollar addressable market.

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Commercial Drone Alliance Announces Leadership for Its Board of Directors

Sep 15, 2016 2:05:43 PM |  Posted in In the News, Industry Insights, Commercial Drones

X, Formerly Known as Google[X] Joins Board; New Officers Push for Expanded Drone Operations​

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The Next Generation of Commercial Drones: Measure and DJI

Jul 8, 2016 8:30:00 AM |  Posted in Industry Insights, Drone as a Service, DJI

The Next Generation of Commercial Drones: Measure and DJI

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Measure VP of Agriculture Robert Blair Testifies to Benefits of Drones Before House Committee on Agriculture

Jun 23, 2016 10:09:19 AM |  Posted in Industry Insights, Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Measure’s Vice President of Agriculture and farmer Robert Blair testified before the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management as part of the “Big Data and Agriculture: Innovation in the Air” series of hearings. As the very first person to petition the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for permission to use an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone, on a farm, Blair was able to provide insight to the committee on how data captured by UAVs can be used to benefit American farmers. 

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