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

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

June 05, 2018

Navy to outfit drones with fuel cell systems

The U.S. Navy is looking for fuel cell propulsion systems to power unmanned aerial vehicles. Protonex, a subsidiary of Ballard Power Systems, recently received an order from the Navy for 13 fuel cell systems. READ MORE

May 23, 2018

Italy power plant deploys automated drone full-time

In Italy, a multinational power company had deployed a drone full-time. Enel, an integrated power company in the global, power, gas and renewables markets has acquired a multi rotor unmanned aircraft system to support operations and maintenance. READ MORE

May 07, 2018

Award-winning, Boeing-funded counter UAS firm shares vision

Fortem Technologies designs and builds counter drone capabilities. The company was recently recognized by the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International and has also earned $15 million from Boeing. READ MORE

April 07, 2018

With fastest delivery drone in world, Zipline eyes US market

A Silicon Valley-based drone developer believes it has created the fastest drone delivery system in the world. Based on a fixed-wing design, Zipline's unmanned aircraft vehicle can reach speeds of 80 mph. READ MORE