Drone Safe Register

Drone Safe Register member saves local authority over £4m

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DSR member Neil Mowbray and his company, Viewpoint Film, has saved a local authority in Scotland £4.5m with its drone work. The company has been working alongside the council to provide aerial inspection to over 600 properties in the local area. According to a report by Drone Safe Register (DSR), the work forms part of a larger scale program to upgrade all of the housing to bring them into line with Home Energy Efficiency Programmes and the Scottish Housing Quality Standard. The company uses UAVs to replace more traditional methods such as scaffolding and mobile elevated platform, a process which
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Drone Dragon Peter Jones wants to bring UAV tech to forefront of UK market

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Peter Jones has continued to fuel his passion for drones following his Dragon’s Den investment last month, it has been confirmed. Following his decision to go into business with the Drone Safe Register, Jones wants to bring drones to the forefront of the UK’s plans going forward. On its website, the DSR confirmed that Jones still has a personal level of involvement with the company and has continued to take time out of his busy schedule to work with the brand. He said: “I already live within the world of drone technology as I own the biggest supplier of drones
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CAA looks to clear up Thames drone flight issue

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The CAA is looking to give clarification on drone flights across the River Thames with regards to the control the Port of London has on pilots. The Civil Aviation Authority was responding to a member of the Drone Safe Register when it offered further clarity on the issue. Presently, according to the DSR, the Port of London Authority (PLA) is responsible for enforcing the laws and regulations that apply on a 95 mile stretch of the Thames from Teddington to the North Sea. On its website the PLA have a page specific to the use of drones which sets out a
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Imperial College London develops drone tech to deter bird flocks away from designated airspace

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New technology has been developed to deter a flock of birds away from designated airspace without breaking their formation using flying drones. In a move that will help improve safety for the aviation industry, researchers from Imperial College London have teamed up with California Institute of Technology in the US to create a ‘herding’ algorithm to be used by drones to steer birds away from high-risk collision areas such as airports. Scientists have investigated the new algorithm on the basis of macroscopic properties of the flocking model and the response of the flock. The team from the two institutes tested
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EXCLUSIVE: Dragons’ Den drone founder has no regrets about giving away double the equity he planned to

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Mark Boyt, the founder of Drone Safe Register, has revealed how the success of Dragons’ Den has taken his company to the next level and justified his decision to give away significantly more equity than he originally wanted to.   Drone Safe Register (DSR) appeared on Dragons’ Den on Sunday night and successfully received backing from Peter Jones. Jones had to overcome tough competition from fellow Dragons’ Jenny Campbell and Tej Lalvani to secure the £60,000 investment for a 40% share in the business, valuing the company at £150,000. Boyt had only hoped to give away 20% of the business, but
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VIDEO: Serial investor Peter Jones speaks out on why he backed drone venture

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Dragon and Drone Safe Register investor Peter Jones has spoken about why he backed Mark Boyt's business. In the video, he uses a drone to inspect his own building and finds tiles that need replacing, saying if it wasn't for the use of drones he would not have known about the issue. Jones thinks the drone market is in an important place right now and believes the public will see more of the DSR and the drone industry working hand in hand. https://youtu.be/K5d2Qi8iRYE Jones invested £60,000 in Mark Boyt's Drone Safe Register for a 40% stake in the firm, valuing
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BREAKING NEWS: TV Dragons fight it out for stake in UK drone business

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Dragons' Den star Peter Jones has invested £60,000 in Drone Safe Register, but he had to fight off competition from two other Dragons that wanted their own share in the online platform for CAA approved pilots. Tech tycoon Jones ended up agreeing a 40% equity deal with Drone Safe Register founder Mark Boyt in an episode of the BBC series aired last night. Mr Boyt entered the Den looking for an investment of £60,000 for a 20% share in the company. Mr Jones' investment values the company at around £150,000. Things started to heat up in the Den when both Jenny Campbell
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