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Need Your Help on Survey of Impact of FAA Regs on Small Drone Business

Started this discussion. Last reply by Colin Snow Mar 26, 2014. 1 Reply

I need your help with this survey on the impact that FAA regulations have on commercial use of drones. This survey is for all hobbyists, professionals, and would be professionals.You can take the…Continue

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Colin Snow commented on Colin Snow's blog post Setting Realistic Growth Prospects for the Drone Market
"Thank for the vote of confidence Mario.   I’m beginning the work on a market sizing starting the week after Thanksgiving. The end goal is a report with a TAM/SOM for each vertical that includes aircraft sales (units, asp, revenue),…"
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MarioSpeedwagon commented on Colin Snow's blog post Setting Realistic Growth Prospects for the Drone Market
"Thanks for sharing, Colin.   I told you this at the Expo last month too, but we've found your market reports to be the most well-rounded and realistic in terms of commercial adoption.   Looking forward to seeing what your…"
Friday
John Stuart commented on Colin Snow's blog post Setting Realistic Growth Prospects for the Drone Market
"Thanks for the feedback!"
Nov 10
Colin Snow posted a blog post

Setting Realistic Growth Prospects for the Drone Market

I believe three of the biggest misconceptions in the drone industry is how fast it will grow, which sectors will grow, and which ones will lag.No one disagrees that drones—both consumer and professional—represent a new and emerging market. Drone market forecasts abound. We currently track 73 independent companies that…See More
Nov 1
Colin Snow posted a blog post

A Look at Where Service Providers Are Making Money in the Drone Industry

This article first appeared on UAV Coach.In this article we’re going to take a look at some of the data collected in the new report from Skylogic Research on the drone industry—data we think is important to you and answers the question: “Where are…See More
Oct 10
Colin Snow commented on Colin Snow's blog post New Survey: Drone Use and Market Trends in Business and Industry
"This is to let you know that the survey ends next Tues 8/8 midnight EDT, so it's not too late to enter take it and enter to win one of the give aways. Thank you so much to those of you who have participated already. The payoff for your effort…"
Aug 2
Colin Snow posted a blog post

New Survey: Drone Use and Market Trends in Business and Industry

We just announced the start of its 2017 Drone Market Sector Research, which promises to be our most comprehensive study of drone market trends and usage to date. The online portion of this research seeks to get your…See More
Jul 11
Peter Bell commented on Colin Snow's blog post Why the Drone Network of Tomorrow is Farther Away than You Think
"One of the big unknowns here is the FAA...it seemed a very different FAA in Dallas last week at the Uber Elevate Summit than the one that has regulated the GA fleet to the point where its average age is nearly 50 years old, this is similar to the…"
May 4
Antonio Vigoni commented on Colin Snow's blog post The War is Not Over: Why Agriculture Drones Deserve a Closer Look
""NDVI data via streaming" at the moment for me is not something interesting. I need a georeferenced map to understand if and where there are problems after a complete elaboration. I need a complete vision of the field and if I need more…"
Apr 8
Eric T commented on Colin Snow's blog post The War is Not Over: Why Agriculture Drones Deserve a Closer Look
"I agree Colin,  I'll take a look at the stuff you link to. I farm 3000 acres in Canada and we don't really see how a drone could benefit our operation at all at this stage.  I'm wanting to get a little phantom for pictures…"
Apr 7
Colin Snow commented on Wayne Rochat's blog post Australia's CASA teams up with Drone Complier to develop their official "Can I fly there" drone app.
"Congrats Wayne!"
Apr 4
Colin Snow commented on Colin Snow's blog post The War is Not Over: Why Agriculture Drones Deserve a Closer Look
"Thanks, Gary. To be clear, I never predicted doom, just slower adoption than the (continued) hyped forecasts. The only big thing that's really changed between 2012 and now is there are better drone solutions (that's what the paper says)…"
Apr 3
Gary McCray commented on Colin Snow's blog post The War is Not Over: Why Agriculture Drones Deserve a Closer Look
"Hi Colin, I always thought your predictions of doom for Agricultural drone use might be a bit a premature. This has been and is one of the areas where technology is progressing the fastest and where real consumer participation is driving…"
Apr 1
Colin Snow posted a blog post

The War is Not Over: Why Agriculture Drones Deserve a Closer Look

As many of you know I’ve been researching and writing about agriculture drone solutions since early 2012. I recently came across this OpEd in PrecisionAg titled “Opinion: The Agricultural Drone War…See More
Mar 31
Colin Snow posted a blog post
Mar 27
Colin Snow commented on Colin Snow's blog post Why the Drone Network of Tomorrow is Farther Away than You Think
"Sander - The main point of the article is the over-focus on UTM/BVLOS and the potential impact it could have on unnecessarily over-regulating and over-equipping the large number of commercial VLOS applications. If you have facts to dispute those…"
Mar 7

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About Me:
I’m @droneanalyst and owner of Koptervision.com
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I love making, programming, and piloting small drones. I got into this business because of my passion for photography and videography and find it’s a great fit with my background in model aircraft, electronics, software, and vendor analysis.
Hometown:
Redwood City, CA

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Setting Realistic Growth Prospects for the Drone Market

Posted on October 31, 2017 at 7:51pm 3 Comments

I believe three of the biggest misconceptions in the drone industry is how fast it will grow, which sectors will grow, and which ones will lag.

No one disagrees that drones—both consumer and professional—represent a new and emerging market. Drone market forecasts abound. We currently track…

Continue

A Look at Where Service Providers Are Making Money in the Drone Industry

Posted on October 10, 2017 at 2:49pm 0 Comments

This article first appeared on UAV Coach.

In this article we’re going to take a look at some of the data collected in the new report from Skylogic Research on the drone industry—data we think is important to you and answers the…

Continue

New Survey: Drone Use and Market Trends in Business and Industry

Posted on July 11, 2017 at 3:28pm 1 Comment

We just announced the start of its 2017 Drone Market Sector Research, which promises to be our most comprehensive study of drone market trends and usage to date. The online portion of this…

Continue

The War is Not Over: Why Agriculture Drones Deserve a Closer Look

Posted on March 31, 2017 at 3:35pm 4 Comments

As many of you know I’ve been researching and writing about agriculture drone solutions since early 2012. I recently came across this OpEd in PrecisionAg titled “Opinion:…

Continue

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