Luke Geiver

Luke Geiver is Managing Editor of UAS Magazine. Since joining the UAS team, he’s strived to cover the most relevant, useful and pressing issues on all things UAV-related from precision agriculture to U.S. FAA regulations. Geiver also oversees another industry-leading magazine based in the energy sector. He received a bachelor’s degree in English from South Dakota State University and a master’s degree in English from the University of North Dakota.

Latest Posts by Luke Geiver

June 04, 2019

Air Canada Cargo, Drone Delivery team to establish 150k routes

Drone Delivery Canada Corp. has signed a deal with Air Canada Cargo to establish and operate roughly 150,000 drone delivery routes throughout Canada, mainly in rural areas. READ MORE

May 23, 2019

DJI makes major safety upgrade, adds ADS-B in tech

DJI will add ADS-B transponders to all new drones that weigh 250 grams or more (less than one pound). The addition of ADS-B, the communication transponding tech used in the airplane and helicopter industry, is part of DJI’s Elevating Safety plan. READ MORE

May 14, 2019

Drone swarm operations gaining traction

As the drone industry gains the ability to fly beyond visual line of sight operations, flights over people or during no-light conditions, another use-case is also gaining traction: drone swarms. READ MORE

May 07, 2019

Drone developer, fiber optics firm partner to monitor pipelines

As shale oil and gas production continues to increase across the U.S., pipeline gathering and takeaway capacity used to the move crude oil or natural gas is providing an opportunity for unique monitoring efforts like those of SkyX. READ MORE

September 13, 2018

Intel, Delair working to showcase new drone data platform

After testing Intel's data processing, visualization, analytics and drone data reporting service for more than a year, Delair is getting a new round of support from the mega-tech developer: capital. READ MORE

September 07, 2018

Battery supplier to Indy, NASCAR completes testing for drones

The lithium ion battery supplier of choice to Indy car and NASCAR operations has completed research and testing that will help bring its technology to the drone world. READ MORE

August 31, 2018

FCC approves UAS radar used for in-flight BVLOS

After joining with the Northern Plains UAS Test Site in May as part of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's Integration Pilot Program, Echodyne has taken another major step towards expanding the use of its unique radar. READ MORE

July 31, 2018

Survey shows drone adoption rate by farmers

According to a study recently unveiled by Munich Reinsurance America Inc., nearly three-fourths of all U.S. farmers are currently using or considering adopting the technology to assess, monitor or manage their farms. READ MORE

June 29, 2018

Drone maker Delair earns award shared with Google, Airbnb

Delair, a drone manufacturer and solutions provider based in France, has been recognized for an award won previously by Airbnb, Google and Spotify. The World Economic Forum has awarded Delair. READ MORE

June 05, 2018

Indoor drone production firm earns $18M financing round

Verity Studios AG will use $18 million in Series A funding to expand its indoor drone service into the U.S. The Zurich-based company that spun-off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in 2014 has performed for Metallica, Cirque du Soliel. READ MORE