9 01, 2017

Our new Content Center is live!

By | January 9th, 2017|Yleinen|0 Comments

by Jaime López, Head of Marketing Palo Alto, California, Jan. 09, 2017 — Sharper Shape has unveiled a new online content center to provide the drone community with a complete toolkit including presentations, articles, videos and brochures — all of which are available for download. GO TO THE CONTENT CENTER The new site already contains a [...]

12 12, 2016

Commercial drones will take off in 2017. Are you ready?

By | December 12th, 2016|Yleinen|0 Comments

by Tero Heinonen, Founder Palo Alto, California, Dec. 12, 2016 — When I heard about the FAA’s Part 107 drone regulations, I knew immediately they would profoundly accelerate innovation. These regulations, implemented in August, allowed businesses to fly drones under limited conditions and apply for certain restrictions to be waived to enable flights of greater scope. [...]

30 08, 2016

Sharper Shape, Edison Electric Institute, and SkySkopes Submit First-of-its-kind Application for Long-distance Drone Flights

By | August 30th, 2016|Yleinen|1 Comment

Sharper Shape announces new Sharper A6 drone, which will be used for multiple test flights with local utilities Grand Forks, North Dakota, Aug. 29, 2016 — Today, the global leader in drone-based asset inspections, Sharper Shape, submitted a waiver application to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), requesting approval to perform beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) flights. In coordination [...]

10 08, 2016

Sterlite Power and Sharper Shape to use drones for power line monitoring in India

By | August 10th, 2016|Yleinen|0 Comments

New Delhi, and Palo Alto, California, August 8, 2016. Sterlite Power makes a minority investment into Sharper Shape New partnership will make asset inspections more cost-effective, efficient and safer Palo Alto-based Sharper Shape, the global market leader of automated drone-based asset inspections, and Sterlite Power, India’s leading power transmission company, today announced a strategic partnership [...]

15 04, 2016

Sharper Shape closes 3 million in funding from Europe and Australia to accelerate its drone service development and customer acquisition

By | April 15th, 2016|Yleinen|3 Comments

Palo Alto, California, April 15, 2016 Sharper Shape, the global market leader of automated drone-based asset inspections, has announced US$3.25 million in new funding (€2.9 million) led by Straightforward Capital, a European venture capital firm with thorough experience in the energy sector. In addition to financing from Straightforward Capital, the funding includes strategic investment from [...]

3 04, 2016

Sharper Shape powers up U.S. and Canada organization

By | April 3rd, 2016|Yleinen|0 Comments

Palo Alto, California, March 15, 2016 Sharper Sharpe Inc., the leader in drone-based automated inspections, is pleased to announce that Joseph (Joe) J. Leccese has joined the company as VP Client & Partner Development. Leccese comes to Sharper Shape with extensive experience and a proven track record of delivering solutions to clients in the clean [...]

23 03, 2016

Edison Electric Institute and Sharper Shape partner to promote safe drone use

By | March 23rd, 2016|Yleinen|0 Comments

WASHINGTON March 22, 2016 The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and Sharper Shape, a leader in automated Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)-based asset inspection, have formed an innovative partnership to demonstrate and develop commercial UAS beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) flights for electric companies. “The safe use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems can help electric power companies [...]