July 23, 2015

Move over, PlayStation: Sony gets into the drone business

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

Journalist: Kelsey Warner

The company known for Walkmans and PlayStations is reaching a bit higher with its newest venture.

Sony announced Wednesday a joint venture with a Tokyo-based startup to start a drone subsidiary that will utilize technology from its mobile device division to market drone capabilities to businesses.

Sony and ZMP Inc., a company that specializes in autopilot technology, are set to launch Aerosense in early August, which will use drones to inspecting aging infrastructure and survey land that is difficult to access.

Read the full article at The Christian Science Monitor.


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