Notice of Drone Department Co., Ltd. Becoming a Subsidiary

10.05.2018. Tokyo – Aerial Lab Industries Inc.(Abbr. A.L.I., Main office: Minato-ku, Tokyo. President: Shuhei Komatsu) has acquired one hundred percent of shares in Drone Department Inc. (Main office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Representative director: Kazuya Shiraishi) and made the Company their subsidiary.

Drone Department Inc. develops comprehensive services in drone related business, such as aerial video production, specialized media management (,, drone school management, drone specialist personnel dispatch and recruitment, etc.

In contrast, A.L.I. is engages in various technical developments using drones, such as search and rescue drones, and drones for infrastructure inspection, and provide business solutions for client companies that incorporate such technologies.

By making the Drone Department a subsidiary of A.L.I., we can acquire the expertise of their more than two hundred nation-wide pilots, and the collective knowledge of the drone school, to make more-complete business solutions possible.

The two companies will cooperate in areas such as technical development, operational support, and pilot dispatch for solutions that utilize drone, with the aim of providing solutions and services that are optimal for clients in their respective business areas in a timely manner.

Company profile of Drone Department Inc.
Main office: Okayama prefecture, Okayama city, Kita-ku, Tanaka 143 118
Established: July 2016
Business fields: Drone photography, promotional videos, production surveying, inspection, pesticide dispersion, remote sensing, experiment demonstration
Drone related marketplace management,
Drone specialized media management,
Drone school management,
Drone specialist staffing and management,
Administration of the drone specialist job seeking site


Company Profile of Aerial Lab Industries Inc.
Main Office: 3-10-23, Motoazabu, Minato ward, Tokyo
Establishment: October 2016
Business Fields:
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
Computing machine
Research and development of manned aircraft
Development and operation of blockchain
Technology consulting for business and industry

[About Aerial Lab Industries]
ALI’s mission is to “innovate in any space and continue creating the future society”. We aim to develop air mobility such as hover bikes, products utilizing block chain technology, development of drone related products and engage in technical consultancy. Most recently, our achievements include the technology research contract for the drone highway concept from Tokyo Electric Power Holdings, forged an alliance with FAI (International Aviation Federation) for the World Drone Racing Competition, and we are currently working with Minden Power to develop a P2P power transaction system that utilizes blockchains.
A.L.I. will continue to innovate by developing products that creatively utilize technologies such as drone, blockchain, and AI.



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