Entries by Kathy Welt

Blue Vigil Announces Inspire 1 Integration

Technology Startup Company Blue Vigil’s Power Drone Tether now flies with the Inspire 1 along with most 24V aircraft. Harrisonburg, VA, July 24, 2017 – Blue Vigil has announced the ability to integrate the company’s drone power system with the Inspire 1 drone. The company’s Drone Power Tether System is designed to provide the drone user […]

Drone takes flight at Bridgeforth Stadium

Alexis Miller | The Breeze The hard work of JMU and local business Blue Vigil took flight Friday when the two-year-old startup sent their drone-powered tether system soaring over Bridgeforth Stadium. Blue Vigil’s platform provides a low-altitude aerial vantage point that has the ability to carry cameras, sensors and radio equipment into the air without […]

Local startup to demonstrate tethered drone at JMU

  SUMMARY: Award winning startup Blue Vigil’s will demonstrate a tethered drone system on April 14th at 1 p.m. at JMU’s Bridgeforth Stadium. Local startup Blue Vigil — named a top 40 “Best University Startups of 2017” by the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer — will demonstrate a tethered drone from 1-1:30 p.m. Friday, […]

National Recognition for JMU and Blue Vigil – Blue Vigil selected as a Top 40 Best University Startups of 2017

SUMMARY: JMU’s Office of Technology Innovation and Economic Development and Blue Vigil, a local startup, are delighted to announce that Blue Vigil has been selected by a corporate selection committee of the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2) as a Top 40 Best University Startups of 2017! JMU’s Office of Technology Innovation and Economic […]

FAA Makes It Easier for Commercial Drone Users to Register Online

By:  Alexandra Fasulo Drones have successfully solidified themselves as the technological gadget of the future. By the end of 2016, it’s estimated there will be 2.5 million drones in the United States. By 2020, that number is expected to triple. With the seamless transportation possibilities, the productivity hikes are endless, and as such, businesses and […]