We just released the results of our third annual drone industry benchmark survey and it’s a kicker.
The 2018 Drone Market Sector Report examines worldwide drone sales, service providers, business and…Continue
We just announced the launch of our third annual Drone Market Sector Research survey, which promises to be its most comprehensive study of drone market trends and usage to date. The online portion of this research seeks…Continue
We just released the Quick Start Guide to Drones in Construction. This report is the first in a new series of free white papers, intended to provide a complete primer to drone use in specific industries. This year, we are building on the analysis we did…Continue
Last year at this time, I reflected back on the news and trends of the commercial drone markets of 2016 and wrote about the mixed state of affairs ahead for 2017. Throughout the year, I offered my perspective on how the drone industry was still motivated by hype and how…Continue
Added by Colin Snow on December 19, 2017 at 10:42am — No 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 73 independent companies that provide market forecasts, and each of them…Continue
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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 drone-based service providers making…Continue
Added by Colin Snow on October 10, 2017 at 2:49pm — No Comments
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 opinions about buying and using small unmanned…Continue
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 Is Over, And They Lost” and read it with great…Continue
We just released a new research report (free) titled “Five Valuable Business Lessons Learned About Drones in Construction.” This is the first in a new series of white papers sponsored by…Continue
Added by Colin Snow on March 27, 2017 at 12:16pm — No Comments
I’ve been doing research on the commercial drone industry since early 2012, and it never ceases to amaze me how much hype there is. A week doesn’t go by where I find a…Continue
Last year at this time, I reflected back on the news and trends of the commercial drone markets of 2015 and wrote about the mixed state of affairs in the U.S. Back then we saw only 2,500 Section 333 grants for commercial activity, and the press’s…Continue
Added by Colin Snow on December 20, 2016 at 12:56pm — No Comments
Sky-Futures cloud-based drone inspection visualization and reporting software squarely targets the asset inspection sector, but will it be broadly adopted?
No one questions whether the founders of Sky-Futures know what they are doing. When it comes to drone…Continue
Added by Colin Snow on December 15, 2016 at 11:24am — No Comments
Earlier this month, the military and tactical unmanned aircraft systems manufacturer AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV) …Continue
This past week, DroneDeploy introduced its…Continue
Added by Colin Snow on November 9, 2016 at 11:25am — No Comments
In the 1980…Continue
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In early 2014, it was easy to see that drones themselves (the aircraft) would quickly become commoditized and their value would come not from what they could do but from the data they collect. In a piece titled “…
Added by Colin Snow on October 8, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments
But development is vibrant, and you’ll see it work first in prosumer drones
“Sense and avoid” for drones is a popular topic in the press right now, but the phrase can mean different things in different contexts and for different people. To clarify, there is a difference between solving the problem of “sense” and solving…Continue
This post first appeared in sUAS News 'The Market'
It may not seem like it, but drones are still in their infancy and only proving themselves through the rigorous testing done privately, commercially, and by state and federal government agencies. Despite the tangible benefits…Continue
This post first appeared in sUAS News 'The Market'
We just released a new report titled “The Truth about Drones in Construction and Infrastructure Inspection.” The report is the second in series of…Continue
Added by Colin Snow on July 13, 2016 at 9:05am — No Comments
Over the past few years, the press has emphasized how much commercial drones will be used to improve farming. The assumption is that drones provide more accurate data for use in variable rate technology (VRT) so farmers who use drones will experience increased yields. But truth be told very little has been written about the measurable benefits and it’s yet to…Continue