08.01.18
Unmanned Aerial
Kespry creates thermal inspection views that combine pixel-level thermal data with high-resolution imagery. This enables users to granularly determine the specific location of heat damage.
08.01.18
Commercial Property Executive
The company’s new product employes radiometric temperature analysis, which provides actionable data to property managers, owners and insurers.
07.31.18
For Construction Pros
Kespry’s pre-programmable drone system can take off, calculate its flight path and land, with no joystick needed. The system is simple, and reflective of a trend of easy-to-use drones on construction sites.
07.30.18
Insurance Business
Kespry, a drone solutions provider, has unveiled new high-resolution thermal inspection capabilities for commercial property and industrial facilities.
07.27.18
DroneLife
An autonomous drone inspection product can greatly reduce inspection costs and create safer conditions for workers who before would have to climb dangerous heights to perform the same task.
07.27.18
Commercial UAV News
Kespry CEO George Mathew helped define what users can and should expect from a complete drone solution that lowers their technical barriers to adoption.
07.26.18
Construction Equipment
Kespry delivers a fully automated drone system that takes off, flies a designated flight path, and lands, all without operator intervention.
07.26.18
The Drive
Aerial intelligence company Kespry announced a new thermal imaging system that could save property owners plenty of headaches, worries, and dollars.
07.25.18
Kespry
Commercial property owners and managers can now detect potential damage faster and more accurately than manual inspections or first-generation drone solutions with new Kespry radiometric thermal inspection capabilities
07.19.18
Forbes
Kespry is one example of software that enables businesses to make and save money in this new world.
07.19.18
Silicon Valley Business Journal
Unmanned aerial vehicles can provide eyes in the sky for construction projects, so startups like Kespry that was founded in 2013 have attracted attention from Silicon Valley investors.
07.18.18
Aggregates Business
Wendling Quarries is using drone technology from Kespry throughout its aggregates operations for aerial intelligence to ensure inventory accuracy and reserves.
07.17.18
Mining.com
Wendling Quarries' workers will no longer hike up frozen, snow-covered piles to survey its stockpiles and will instead rely on a fleet of drones and AI for inventory management.
07.16.18
Aggregate Research
Wendling Quarries uses Kespry across its entire cycle as well as reclamation surveying when it closes quarries.
07.12.18
Rock Products
Wendling Quarries uses Kespry across its entire cycle from pre-production to post-production. It also uses Kespry for reclamation surveying when it closes quarries, so it understands what it has to do to meet bonding requirements and restore the quarry after mining.
07.12.18
Aggregates Manager
Wendling Quarries, a subsidiary of Manatts Inc., announced that it is using Kespry drones at all of its aggregates operations in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois, from pre-production to post-production, to ensure inventory accuracy and reserves to meet customer needs.
07.11.18
Commercial UAV News
George Mathew is the CEO of Kespry, a developer of automated drone systems with a focus on making it easy to capture, process, use and share high resolution information from the field.
07.11.18
Kespry
Leading Iowa and Illinois aggregates company uses Kespry for tracking inventory, estimating production, planning overburden management, and ensuring worker safety
07.10.18
The Washington Post
What does a 180-year-old agricultural equipment company like John Deere have in common with a drone startup like Kespry? They've both embraced IoT sensors, cloud-based storage and real-time data sharing across mobile devices to forge a new collaborative partnership.
07.09.18
Rock to Road
Rock to Road spoke with Andrew Kahler, product marketing manager for John Deere WorkSight. Kahler discussed how the Kespry Aerial Intelligence system is improving efficiencies on jobsites.
07.06.18
PropertyCasualty360
Drone technology enables faster claims processing, a reduction in loss adjustment expenses and improved claims adjuster safety.
07.06.18
Insurance Business
Drones are no longer just cameras in the sky. They’re autonomous, artificially intelligent flying machines with the ability to capture sharp resolution of an asset and use machine learning to process data through analytical models.
06.12.18
The Wall Street Journal
The Journal set out to identify companies that show signs of becoming emerging leaders. A data analysis assessed their founders' experience, investor track record, amount of investments raised, growth of workforce and buzz about the company.
06.19.18
Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems
Kespry’s UAS use artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide both powerful data collection and ease-of-use for users in the field. Pilots use an iPad app to tap out a flight plan, and the drone flies the mission by itself.
06.10.2018
Mining and Energy 
Drone innovation for Kespry is centred around ease of use. Kespry’s drones fly autonomously—no piloting needed after the flight path is mapped on an iPad. In terms of data collection, the Kespry Cloud automatically transfers and processes data to present it in a digestible way for customers.
06.13.18
Canadian Mining
Unmanned aerial systems, commonly called drones, are one example of a digital solution that mining companies can embrace to address strategic challenges head-on.
06.07.18
Commercial Drone Professional
Kespry, one of the leading drone-based aerial intelligence solution providers, has teamed up with a software and technology solutions firm for a new venture.
June 05, 2018
Insurance Business
In August 2017, Farmers Insurance set its sights skyward by enlisting a fleet of unmanned aerial aircraft systems (UAS) produced by Kespry. The plan was for the insurance giant to enhance the claims experience for customers who suffered significant damage to their roof following major weather events, while also increasing safety for Farmers' loss adjusters.
05.30.18
For Construction Pros
The asphalt industry has turned drones into a real way to increase profits in their plant operations and beyond. At the asphalt plant, drones are primarily used for quantities measurement, site preparation and inspections and using them can help save contractors an exceptional amount of time and money.
05.22.18
Drone Life
The state and local response to the Department of Transportation’s UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP), designed to give states more influence in federal drone regulation, has been enthusiastic. At a recent meeting of the National Governor’s Association (NGA), George Mathew, CEO and Chairman of leading commercial drone platform Kespry, Inc., was present to make the drone industry's case.
05.09.18
Inc.
AirMap works with Kespry to get a drone up in the air, and in a few minutes can get the same information it would take a human 45 minutes to get. Of course, not only is this done quicker, but it's completed without jeopardizing someone's life.
05.07.18
Digital Insurance
The drone-as-a-service model has been evolving and few firms have excelled in this space as much as Kespry. George Mathew took the reins of the company in January 2017 and has made significant inroads into the insurance market since.
05.02.18
Kespry
Leading Indiana-based construction company uses Kespry aerial intelligence platform for site topographic surveying, production tracking and undercutting measurement
05.01.18
Aggregates Manager
Drone use is becoming more popular in quarries. They can survey an area and gather information faster than a person driving around in atruck. Manual surveys are typically completed every two weeks and only capture a few hundred points, but a drone can be dispatched daily and is capable of capturing millions of points with 0.8 inch of absolute accuracy.
04.30.18
Kespry
Mathew to speak at the 2018 North American Governors and Premiers Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona on May 5th
04.24.18
ABC TV
Kespry has hired six veterans from the BreakLine program with service in the Army, Marines and Navy. Its drones operate autonomously for specialized applications in the mining, construction and insurance industries.
04.24.18
Kespry
Kespry the leading drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider, today announced it has been selected as a recipient of the John Deere Supplier Innovation Award for 2017 for the Construction and Forestry division. The Innovation awards are part of Deere & Company’s Achieving Excellence Program. The California-based company received the honor for demonstrating innovation in a product or service they provide. Kespry employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on April 17, 2018 in Bettendorf, Iowa.
04.16.18
Insurance Business America
“LAANC is going to be hugely beneficial to the insurance industry because they will be able to get drones up and running in a controlled airspace almost instantly,” said Nathan Stump, director of Product Marketing at Kespry.
04.16.18
Kespry
New capabilities enable touchless claims process for insurance carriers while delivering faster decisions and settlements to their customers
04.13.18
Fortune
Following hurricanes Harvey and Irma last year, Kespry helped insurance companies take aerial photos of damaged home rooftops. After snapping the pictures, the drone wirelessly transmits the images to data centers, where machine learning technology helps identify damage to homes.
04.10.18
Forbes
Kespry now has over 170 mining and aggregates companies that are using its aerial intelligence platform. Kespry’s aggregates customers have flown 10,400 worksite missions measuring 223,000 stockpiles across 1.4 million acres.
03.27.18
Engineering.com
Anyone who has been following new technological developments in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) space knows that, yes, drones are becoming a big deal.
03.19.18
Associated Press
“Not only is it safer and faster, but you get more data, as much as ten to a hundred times more data,” said Kespry CEO George Mathew. “This becomes a complete game changer for a lot of the industrial work that’s being accomplished today.”
03.12.18
Rock Products
Aerial intelligence solutions provider Kespry showcased the work of more than 170 aggregates customers at AGG1 in Houston, March 6-8. These organizations, including new Kespry aggregates customers CSA Materials, Stoneco of Michigan and York Building Products, all use the Kespry industrial drone-based platform to manage stockpile inventories, plan mining operations and maximize revenue.
03.06.18
Kespry
New Kespry aggregates customers CSA Materials, Stoneco and York Building showcased at AGG1 Aggregates Expo in Houston, March 6-8
03.06.18
Pit & Quarry
To date, Kespry says its aggregate customers have flown 10,400 worksite missions measuring 223,000 stockpiles across 1.4 million acres.
03.02.18
Unmanned Aerial Online
“Kespry enables us to give our customers an unbiased, thoroughly detailed report on their roof in a fraction of the time a conventional and potentially damaging inspection would take,” comments Phil Pratt, commercial consultant for the roofing company’s multifamily and commercial division.
03.01.18
Kespry
Leading Midwest roofing company integrates Kespry drone-based aerial intelligence platform into The Annex Assurance Program for commercial and multi-home residential properties
03.01.18
Aggregate Research
“Using Kespry means more safety and saving time. It’s a huge pain to send somebody to the top of a rock stockpile and come down two or three hours later to end up with 15 topographical points, compared to the hundreds or thousands we get with the Kespry Drone," said Dan Liechty, project engineer, D&T.
02.22.18
Kespry
Oregon earthworks company selects Kespry drone-based aerial intelligence platform in partnership with John Deere dealer Papé Machinery
02.20.18
Rock Products
Old Hickory Clay determined that the best approach would be to buy a drone and use it to survey each of its mining operations on a regular basis. After doing its research, the company chose a Kespry 2s System.
02.20.18
Wall Street Journal
Building inspectors who used to rely on binoculars and ladders are turning to drones to check property exteriors for signs of damage or deterioration that could lead to injuries.
02.05.18
Forbes
Rather than a plethora of new hardware, the emphasis will be on development of software, which will make up half of the systems on vehicles versus 30 percent today. Here names like QNX, Nvidia, Intel, Google, and Kespry stand out.
02.01.18
CIO
Farmers Insurance use Kespry's services for roof inspections and other claims activities. They offer cloud services for data storage and analysis as well as drone inspections.
01.30.18
Kespry
Kespry's Drone-Based Aerial Intelligence Platform Rapidly and Safely Provides Complete Roofing with Accurate and Comprehensive Roof Damage Analytics
01.30.18
Unmanned Aerial Online
“Roofing analysis can be done better. We can do it better, and Kespry makes that a reality,” says Chad Conley, executive vice president of Complete Roofing. “After our customers experience our process, they go ‘Wow. I had no idea there’s a company that can do that.’”
01.29.18
Claims Journal
After examining 2017 storm-related drone data and interviewing insurance employees, we concluded there are five critical drone takwaways and best practices insurance companies need to keep in mind going forward as they consider their responses to future catastrophes.
01.24.18
For Construction Pros
John Deere dealers are helping earthmovers improve project delivery and profits with Kespry’s industrial drones and new software capabilities.
01.23.18
Kespry
Kespry showcases aerial intelligence capabilities for construction and mining at World of Concrete in Las Vegas, January 23-26, together with partner John Deere
01.22.18
SPAR 3D
Experienced field surveyors independently measured 13 roofs using traditional survey methods, while independent pilots flew autonomous Kespry UAVs over these roofs to capture images and generate 3D models.
01.13.18
VentureBeat
Kespry provides an aerial intelligence platform integrated with cloud storage to streamline insurance claims and help analysts better grasp the scope of a disaster.
01.02.18
Canadian Underwriter
Kespry says drones “dramatically decrease claim cycle times,” allowing insurers to settle three times as many claims per day while reducing overall costs. Kespry technology is used in a number of different types of damage claims, including farm damage after storms.
12.21.17
VentureBeat
Drones have emerged as key tools in the construction industry, serving to automate, capture, and process imagery from sites using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Menlo Park-based industrial drone company Kespry raised $33 million last month from notable names such as Cisco Investments, Shell Technology Ventures, and Lightspeed Venture Partners.
12.11.17
CNBC
Shell Technology Ventures, ABB Ventures and Cisco Ventures joined G2VP in a $33 million Series C funding round for Kespry.
12.06.17
Bloomberg Technology
George Mathew, Kespry CEO, discusses the company's series C funding, the market opportunities for industrial drones and the regulatory environment with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."
12.05.17
Drone Life
Kespry has just received a significant infusion of cash which should position it to battle on in the crowded drone data analytics space.
12.05.17
Fortune
Kespry, a Menlo Park, Calif.-based aerial intelligence solution provider, raised $33 million in Series C funding led by G2VP, and was joined by investors including Shell Technology Ventures, Cisco Investments, and ABB Ventures
12.05.17
VentureBeat
“We’re incredibly pleased to have leading industrial-tech investors recognize Kespry’s contributions to the future of work. The digital transformation in insurance, mining, construction, and many other industries represents a massive market opportunity,” said Kespry CEO and chairman George Mathew.
12.05.17
TechCrunch
Kespry, the industrial drone startup, announced a fresh infusion of cash today in the form of a $33M Series C. It brings the total raised to over $61M across the the three rounds.
12.05.17
Kespry
Leading industrial technology investors G2VP, Shell Technology Ventures, ABB, and Cisco Investments further fund Kespry’s leading industrial drone solutions
12.01.17
Canadian Mining Journal
Kespry’s drone software makes volumes of material easy to measure and track.
11.09.17
Kespry
New integration brings AirMap airspace intelligence to the Kespry platform for automated drone operations
11.07.17
Kespry
New capabilities revolutionize how construction companies plan, bid, and manage their earthworks projects
10.26.17
Insurance Journal
President Donald Trump launched a program on Wednesday to expand testing of drones to include flights over people, nighttime operations and flights out of sight of the operator, the White House said.
10.25.17
SF Chronicle
President Trump hosted a White House meeting with a group of industry leaders, including George Mathew, CEO of Menlo Park commercial drone company Kespry.
10.25.17
Recode
During a demonstration in the East Room, George Mathew, the leader of drone-maker Kespry, brought Trump one of its industrial craft as he sought to explain its industrial uses.
10.25.17
U.S. News & World Report
In June, Trump told drone executives the administration wants "to create new companies and lots of jobs... We're going to give you the competitive advantage that you need." In attendance was George Mathew, CEO of Kespry.
10.20.2017
Pit & Quarry
Adam Rice, business development director at Kespry, points to 2014 as the year commercial drones truly hit the market. And a lot has changed in the market since that time, he says.
10.09.17
Commercial UAV News
Kespry has developed an innovative, fast and inexpensive way to do roof inspections.
08.22.17
Kespry
Leading Industrial Drone Maker Is First to Receive Industry Seal-of-Approval for Accuracy
08.02.17
Kespry
Farmers insurance takes flight with Kespry across America to enhance their customer experience and increase safety.
07.06.17
Cision PR Newswire
Relationship with Leading Claims Company Extends Kespry's Momentum in the Insurance Industry
06.20.17
Cision PR Newswire
Company Advances Kespry Cloud with Insurance-Focused Application, Opens its Architecture to Third-Party Software Providers
03.07.17
Kespry
John Deere and Kespry Enter Strategic Alliance to Simplify Drone Integration on Construction Job Sites
01.11.17
Business Wire
Technology Industry Leader with Deep Analytics Background Takes Helm at Industrial Drone Leader to Scale Business
08.29.16
Business Wire
Kespry, which designs automated drone systems for commercial use, today announced the new Kespry Drone 2.0. The new lighter-weight drone flies 2X as long, covers 2X the ground area, and has 2X the wind resilience, due to the new airframe, battery, and flight system improvements.
06.21.16
Business Wire
Kespry, which designs automated drone systems for commercial use, today announced the close of a Series B equity-financing round of $16 million that includes investments from DCM Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners. With these funds, Kespry is hiring more engineering and service teams to ramp-up production and serve customers. In the past twelve months, Kespry has more than doubled in size, and is moving into a larger headquarters in Silicon Valley to keep up with the continued growth.
10.22.14
Business Wire
MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kespry Inc., the developer of commercial-grade aerial data capture, analysis, and visualization systems, announced that it has raised $10 million in Series A financing led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.

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