AkitaBox, a developer of software allowing users to access and edit documents containing data on buildings and the machines inside of them, announced a collaboration Monday that could enable the startup’s customers to inspect building exteriors by flying unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones.

Madison, WI-based AkitaBox says it has partnered with Raleigh, NC-based PrecisionHawk, which sells drones and accompanying software to help users make sense of the data the flying machines collect.

AkitaBox’s customers, which include hospitals, schools, insurers, and real estate companies, now have access to PrecisionHawk’s drones and software, says Todd Hoffmaster, co-founder and CEO of AkitaBox. Read the full story here.

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