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3D Robotics

3D Robotics develops personal drones for everyday exploration to capture breathtaking aerial imagery for consumer enjoyment.

3D Robotics
2629 7th St
Suite C
Berkeley, CA 94710
United States

3D Robotics technology is currently used across multiple industries around the world, including agriculture, photography, construction, search and rescue and ecological study. Co-founded in 2009 by Chris Anderson, creator of DIYDrones.com, and Jordi Munoz, 3D Robotics is a VC-backed startup with over 180 employees in North America and more than 28,000 customers worldwide. 3DR has business offices in Berkeley, CA, engineering operations in San Diego and manufacturing facilities in Tijuana, Mexico.


3D Robotics News, Products & Resources
3D Robotics Drones Fly, Legally, at World’s Busiest Airport
3D Robotics conducted the first FAA-approved drone flights at a major airport. 3DR performed seven flights at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world's busiest airport, to collect data on two four-story parking structures at the airport that a construction firm was hired to demolish.

3D Robotics Site Scan Drone Adds BIM Skills for Construction
3D Robotics, now an enterprise-focused company, has added Building Information Modeling capabilities to its Site Scan commercial drone platform. Site Scan with BIM hopes to help construction crews easily compare sites as built versus how they were designed to keep jobs on budget and on schedule.

Drone Registration No Drag as Sales Soar
Drone sales have grown 224 percent year-over-year to nearly $200 million, according to The NPD Group. DJI continues to lead the way with a 49% share of the market.

Watch: Amazon Echo Controls 3D Robotics Iris+ Drone
Look ma, no hands! Here's how you can fly a 3D Robotics Iris+ Drone using your voice and Amazon Echo.

Podcast: Talking Drone Safety with AirMap CEO Ben Marcus
Ben Marcus, CEO and cofounder of AirMap joins the Robotics Trends Podcast to discuss how his company is working with leading drone manufacturers to help create the air traffic management system of the future.

3D Robotics, DJI Add Geofencing to Keep Drones Out of Restricted Airspace
3D Robotics and DJI, the two most popular consumer drone manufacturers, have partnered with AirMap to add real-time flight restrictions to their drones. The geofencing systems will prevent 3D Robotics and DJI drones from flying in restricted areas.

Chris Anderson’s Plan to Save the Drone Industry
Chris Anderson, co-founder and CEO of 3D Robotics, says drones can be smarter, thanks to the cloud, and can self-regulate the skies.

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