Why Verity?

Verity is the global leader in autonomous indoor drone systems. We are a team of focused problem solvers that delivers cutting-edge solutions that work—every time.

The Verity warehouse drones have completed hundreds of thousands of flights. A track record for building systems that are 100% reliable in environments where failure is not an option, has earned us the trust of our clients in over 20 countries around the globe.

Our integrated inventory tracking system is powered by autonomous drone technology to enable zero-error warehouses for big box retailers, high-turnover 3PLs, and consumer goods manufacturers in Europe and the US.

Verity Drones at Celine Dion World Tour

Verity’s live events solutions provide lighting designers with new tools for expression to create stunning visual effects that have helped top artists like Drake, Céline Dion, Metallica, and Cirque du Soleil captivate audiences worldwide.

Verity partners with supply chain and warehouse innovators to grow our reach and enable nimble technology development to serve our global clients.

Our history

Soon after rolling up our sleeves together in 2014, Verity delivered the world’s first (and only) fully integrated solution using self-flying drones that operate indoors with complete autonomy. Today, our systems are being applied in widely diverse environments to transform businesses and open the door to amazing new possibilities. From enabling the zero-error warehouse through automated inventory tracking and analytics, to delivering stunning visual effects for top performing artists, our Swiss-built systems are engineered from the ground up to optimize safety, reliability, and performance.

Open Timeline

2014: Verity Takes Off

Verity is founded. An ETH Zurich and Flying Machine Arena spin-off, Verity develops the first-ever autonomous indoor drone systems.

2015: Funding Launches

Verity develops its drone safety technology, making quadcopters redundant to propulsion system failures.

Verity raises 3 million CHF in seed funding. Lead investor is Kitty Hawk (a Larry Page company).

2016: Into the Warehouse

Self-flying drones are used for inventory control in a proof-of-concept with a large global retailer. Verity performs 400 client-operated shows in Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour on Broadway.

2017: Lucies Go Live

While continuing to develop its automated warehouse solution, Verity launches its flagship Live Events product, the Lucie® microdrone. The Lucies debut with Metallica marks the first self-flying drone swarm for a major touring act.

2018: Funding Accelerates

Verity raises 18 million CHF in Series A funding from investors, including Fontinalis, Airbus, and Sony, to accelerate development of warehouse automation solutions.

2019: Commercial Pilot

Warehouse Drones automate inventory management

Mick Mountz joins Verity’s board. Verity CEO and founder Raffaello D’Andrea and Mick Mountz are inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for their work on Kiva Systems/Amazon Robotics. Verity prepares for its first commercial pilot for its warehouse automation solution.

2020: The Rollout Rolls

Verity rolls out its first automated warehouse solution powered by self-flying drones to improve warehouse operations in retail and logistics. Verity achieves a quarter million autonomous indoor flights

2021: Major Clients

Verity is installed at global leaders IKEA and DSV to automate inventory tracking in their large warehouses, eliminating inventory tracking discrepancies.

2021: Media Moments

Verity's client DSV talks with Modern Materials Handling

Verity’s DSV project featured on the cover of Modern Materials Handling magazine. Verity named a Top Ten 3PL Solution Provider in Europe by Logistics Tech Outlook.

2022: Growth Continues

Reducing c02 emissions - Verity a cleantech company

Verity accredited as a Cleantech company by the Swiss government.

Verity hits the landmark of 5 million inventory checks completed.

2022: North America

Performance Team—A Maersk Company becomes Verity’s premiere client in North America.

Verity debuts in North America at MODEX 2022.

Our people make magic happen

Together, we’re creating the future of self-flying indoor drones.

The people who drive Verity’s vision, development, and reach are far from ordinary—and even extraordinary.

Verity’s growing team of experienced entrepreneurs, engineers, computer scientists, software developers, designers, and business professionals include some of the most brilliant minds in the world of robotics, machine learning, and drone technology. Today, we have nearly 100 patents to our name, and we continue to reach beyond existing limitations to rethink, reimagine, and rework the role of robotics in the world today.

Meet Team Verity

Management Team

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