We have watched Airware with enthusiasm and excitement for years now, and are so happy to see the enterprise grade capabilities they are enabling in drones.
Airware is one of the firms in John Chambers' new VC fund's portfolio.
For a quick look at some of what they are enabling see the video at this link and embedded below:
From their website:
Transforming Business Practices
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) enable more rapid and repeatable collection of aerial data than traditional methods. This helps businesses meet regulatory requirements, make better decisions and keep workers safe. To enable companies to take full advantage of commercial drones, Airware offers a common operating system that enables businesses to safely operate drones, manage a variety of aircraft and integrate aerial data into design, engineering, asset management and decision workflows.
For more see: http://airware.com