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29 April 2019
OnPoynt and UVify Announce and US Education Market Distribution Agreement
-OnPoynt to distribute UVify drones to US educational institutions
SAN FRANCISCO and DALLAS, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- UVify Inc. and OnPoynt Drone Solutions announced a deal to distribute UVify drones to US educators
OnPoynt Drone Solutions, a leading provider of drones for STEM programs for the US education market and UVify Inc., a global leader in drones and robotics technologies will work together to bring the world’s most innovative, high-performance drones to the US education market.
"We are excited to work with OnPoynt to distribute UVify drones to US educators through this partnership with OnPoynt," said Hyon Lim, Ph.D., CEO at UVify. "Their knowledge and experience in aviation and education makes them a great partner, and we look forward to working with them to bring the full line of PX4-powered UVify drones to educators."
"We at OnPoynt are thrilled to distribute UVify’s world-class drones to the education market," said Founder and CEO Ron Poynter. "This distribution agreement means that US educators will have access to programmable, high-performance, high-quality, drones which are ready to fly out of the box.”
About UVify Inc.
UVify creates aerial robots that simplify difficult and costly tasks. UVify is the winner of multiple awards including: Drone Rush Best Commercial Drone (CES 2019), Drone Rush Best Racing Drone (CES 2019), Best Racing Drone (DroneDJ), Digital Trends Top Tech (CES 2018), Best Mini Drone / Best Beginner's Drone award from Drone Rush (CES 2018), Best Drone (CES 2017), Best Drone/Robot by Engadget (CES 2017), Best Danger by the Verge (CES 2017), and Best Drone by Robotics Trends (CES 2017).
Social media hashtags: #UVify #IFO #OOri #Draco
OnPoynt Drone Solutions makes it easy for educational organizations to access innovative drone technology for hands-on build, fly and learn solutions. OnPoynt(www.onpoynt.com) offers educators the latest innovations in drone technology equipment for STEM education and drone racing. Established in 2012, OnPoynt is the nation’s leading supplier of drone technology and training for educational organizations for educational programs from elementary through college.
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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.”
- Drone Kits Make STEM Lessons Fun and Get Students Learning | DALLAS 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."