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Cunningham Lindsey, VDOS Global partnership to apply UAV drone technology to investigation process.

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Cunningham Lindsey said it has announced its partnership with VDOS Global (VDOS) to incorporate drone technology solutions into the insurance market.

As the first FAA authorized UAS-inspection company in the US, VDOS is a well established provider of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) services whose commercial pilots are seasoned and fully licensed with FAA certifications with a proven track record for safety.

Cunningham Lindsey and VDOS will work together to achieve improved efficiencies in daily claims scenarios by assisting insurers with the creation of a drone program into their claims process, providing safer pre- and post-loss assessments with aerial flyovers, and customized UAV-training tailored to the needs of field adjusters and additional experts seeking certification.

This partnership will provide carriers immediate access to aerial data for application efficiencies in the underwriting process as well as catastrophic claims situations for all types of property. When claims occur that require a forensic investigation, VDOS will also work with EFI Global (EFI), the forensic division of Cunningham Lindsey, to provide the UAVs needed to expedite the gathering of field data in challenging locations.

Cunningham Lindsey is a global market leader in claims handling, domestic and commercial loss adjusting, catastrophe or major loss claims handling and wider risk solutions. The firm's operating platform includes over 5,000 employees operating across 60 countries.

EFI Global, Inc. is a leading provider of forensic engineering, failure analysis, fire investigation, accident reconstruction, environmental and laboratory testing services. EFI Global experts identify and analyze the facts and provide clients with detailed results, helping them to make informed decisions regarding a loss or project site. With more than 40 service centers located in the US and Canada, and multi-disciplined experts ready to respond globally, there is always an office or professional ready to respond to the loss or project site.

VDOS Global is a safety focused vertically integrated drone services company providing the systems, software, personnel, training and data management for our clients.

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