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November 20, 2017

OnPoynt Named UT Dallas Big Idea Startup Challenge Winner

 OnPoynt was recently recognized as a “high-potential startup” at the University of Texas at Dallas’ Big Idea Competition, and was awarded $20,000 as winners of the UTDesign Startup Challenge. They will begin working with the Erik Johnsson School of Engineering and Computer Science and the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to develop a new innovative program for drone enthusiasts. 

November 1, 2017

OnPoynt announces exclusive delivery of the OnPoynt Pizza Drone

 OnPoynt is pleased to offer an exclusive product: the OnPoynt Pizza Drone. This drone is a buildable, flyable drone that makes the concept of pizza delivery by drone a reality with its’ removable pizza box. All OnPoynt drones are can be build and rebuild for use in the classroom and are easy to fly for students. Pizza sold separately.

 OnPoynt in the Media

  • Drone Tech Takes Off  THE MERCURY, JULY 1, 2018 - “Our main customers are students, and we want them to have a great experience with drones,” Rebecca Poynter said. “It’s rewarding because the teachers are excited about the drones as a classroom experience. Students are really excited about experiencing drone technology.”
OnPoynt and University of Texas at Dallas team discussing drone racing initiatives University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson, Texas
Photo courtesy of the Ann West Gough
  • Drone Kits Make STEM Lessons Fun and Get Students LearningDALLAS INNOVATES, JUNE 8, 2018 - “We find that students are really captivated,” [Ron Ponter] says of the students’ imagination — they envision themselves as a drone pilot or drone engineer in the future. “The most memorable moments seem to come when a girl, who has never built something like a drone, first launches it into the air. I have seen young women from middle school through high school react the same way. They are thrilled with what they accomplished, and so am I.”
  • Creating A Drone Based Business Around STEM Education |  IRISH TECH NEWS, FEBRUARY 19, 2018 - "Randy Goers of the Drone Radio Show Podcast talks to Ron Poynter, President of OnPoynt Aerial Solutions, the U.S. leading supplier of Drone Education Kits and training for STEM Education, about the rise of drones in STEM education and the challenges in the education market." 
  • UTD Big Idea Competition | DALLAS INNOVATES, NOVEMBER 17, 2017 - "The University of Texas At Dallas shares the winners of the Big Idea Competition, including OnPoynt, winners of the UTDesign StartUp Challenge. OnPoynt was recognized as a 'high-potential startup' at UTD's Big Idea Competition on November 16, 2017."