London, UK: Altitude Angel, a world-leading aviation technology company, has today announced it is to become the geodata supplier to drone operations management platform Dronecloud.
Altitude Angel’s GuardianUTM airspace management platform will be used to power Dronecloud with accurate, real-time and relevant geospatial data for European and USA territories. Altitude Angel replace AirMap, which was used during the beta test phase, and will further supply Dronecloud as it rolls out the platform globally.
Dronecloud is a brand-new cloud solution launching in June 2019. The platform represents a world first by unifying industry leading compliance workflows with real business tools required to run and grow a successful drone operation in one platform.
Toby Potter, Altitude Angel, VP Sales and Partnerships, said: “We are excited Dronecloud have chosen to integrate our GuardianUTM API into its innovative platform ahead of its roll out across Europe, the United States and beyond.
“Guardian UTM makes it easy for innovators, like Dronecloud, to incorporate real-time, high-quality and accurate data into their applications. This allows our customers to focus on what’s important to them, delivering high-quality applications to drone operators.”
Dave Bush, Dronecloud, Director, added:
"Partnering with Altitude Angel is a natural step for us. The team at Altitude Angel share the same entrepreneurial values backed up with a track record of real innovation and an ambitious vision for the future of the industry. We want our customers to be as well informed as possible and by integrating Altitude Angel data into our compliance workflow we know they will be getting the best possible data in the air and on the ground. The future is also looking bright with the expansion of GuardianUTM which provides real-time air traffic integration allowing our customers to engage with a world leading UTM system.”
Altitude Angel is committed to remaining the world’s foremost UTM and drone management platform by continually expanding and refining its core services to enable its customers to do more, safely, with drones.
About Altitude Angel:
Altitude Angel is an aviation technology company delivering solutions which enable the safer integration and use of fully automated drones into airspace. Through its Airspace Management platform, GuardianUTM O/S, they deliver the essential software platform which enable national deployments of USpace compatible services, safely unlocking the potential of drones and helping national aviation authorities and air navigation service providers to establish new services to support the growth in the drone industry.
The foundation components of GuardianUTM O/S are also available to enable third-party UTM developers to incorporate enterprise-grade data and services into their UTM solutions.
Altitude Angel was founded by Richard Parker in 2014 and is headquartered in Reading, UK.
Altitude Angel’s developer platform is open and available to all at https://developers.altitudeangel.com.
GuardianUTM enables drone manufacturers and software developers to connect into a rich, dynamic source of accurate, authoritative and relevant information to support geofencing, while offering enhanced UTM capabilities such as a single interface to multi-country flight authorisation.
The system is being deployed by NATS, the UK’s main air navigation service provider, and was demonstrated as part of ‘Operation Zenith’ in 2018, offering enhanced airport safeguarding and automated approvals to fly in controlled airspace. Altitude Angel is now bringing online functionality to enable drone pilots anywhere in the world to get 1-click access to controlled airspace.
It’s companion product, GuardianUTM O/S, supports all the functionality required to deliver national-grade drone traffic management capabilities to any country that wishes to safely unlock the potential of drones.
Introduction video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bd0pvUrS07g
For further information or to arrange an interview, please contact:
Stephen Farmer, Altitude Angel, Head of Corporate Communications & PR
Tel: +44 (0)118 391 3503
Dronecloud is software built from necessity. The platform has been developed from over 5 years managing complex International operations at leading drone service provider Future Aerial Innovations www.futureaerial.com. During this time Dronecloud has successfully been powering the core of Future Aerials business including subcontractors and networked teams globally.
Dronecloud was launched as a standalone company in 2018 and has since been undergoing an extensive Beta program which included testers from 13 countries and a broad range of industry disciplines. The platform will be available commercially by subscription in June 2019.
What is Dronecloud?
Dronecloud represents a single place to run a sophisticated drone business or internal drone operation without the need for multiple disconnected software solutions.
Dronecloud is built from its core to include clients into the workflow. Giving clients the ability to commission work with a few clicks of a mouse and oversight of the job status at every stage.
Operators can invite clients to register with their company portal where clients can commission work, agree quotes, receive status updates on job progress, share, review and visualise data.
What makes Dronecloud different from other drone management solutions?
Dronecloud gives operators and clients the ability to communicate within a job. Negating the need for disparate email trails and supplying everyone with instant knowledge of each job’s history, progress and status.
Dronecloud is the only software available today that combines: Job commissioning, accounting, data collection through to data delivery and visualisation with the highest degree of compliance in one place.
Who is Dronecloud for?
Dronecloud is designed to cater for anyone running a drone operation. Developed to enable small operations scale up and powerful enough to run complex enterprise companies with large teams seeking to gain control and oversight.
The team at Dronecloud are focused on developing with and for customers. the platform is integration ready and custom development is being deployed for enterprise clients.
What is the future for Dronecloud?
Dronecloud has its eyes firmly on the future of drone operations. The platform solves many of today’s problems, but the roadmap has its eye firmly on creating the future.