News & Analysis

Swoop Aero has unveiled its next generation drone for cities: the Kite

- August 3, 2021 2 MIN READ

Drone delivery startup Swoop Aero has turned its attention from remote access to urban areas with its new aircraft, Kite. The Melbourne tech company has established its reputation getting medical supplies to remote areas in Africa countries such as Congo and Malawi, including transporting COVID tests and vaccines, using the ‘Kookaburra’ drones, which have clocked… Read more »

News & Analysis

An ex-air force pilot’s drone medicine delivery startup just scored millions in backing

- August 22, 2019 2 MIN READ

Swoop Aero CEO Eric Peck trains health staff on how to load cargo into the drone. Photo: Luke Dempsey   Melbourne-based drone startup Swoop Aero, which is working with aid agencies and the UN to deliver urgent medical supplies to remote areas, has received a multi-million-dollar investment from VC firms Tempus Partners and Right Click… Read more »

Profiles

Will 2016 finally be the year of the drone?

- January 11, 2016 3 MIN READ

The tech world has been promising that “this year” will be the year that drones finally take off, with drones expected to do everything from delivering Amazon packages in the suburbs to helping farmers with their crops, but 2016 might finally see this promise become a reality.

Profiles

Drone startup Galileo marks the next stage in the evolution of home security

- June 4, 2015 5 MIN READ

The Galileo Alpha is a modern smart drone with advanced sensors that protects the user’s home, property, and business. When an alarm goes off or a routine check is required, the Alpha flies autonomously inside the user’s property and lets the user know what is happening from every angle, by streaming video, audio, and sensor data to the user’s smartphone and home security provider.