5 min. As the new year and the new decade kick off, new trends, challenges and opportunities for the commercial drone industry lay ahead. To kick off drone industry discussions in 2020, here are the key trends to look out for this year.
5 min. As the trade war between the United States and China continues without an end in sight, it looks like the drone industry could be the latest to be affected by the economic dispute. The proposed American Drone Security Act 2019, which would ban the use of federal funds for purchasing drones manufactured in China, would forbid all federal entities in the United States from buying and using DJI platforms.
6 min. Sub-Saharan Africa has a complicated relationship with drones. For most part of this century drones have been used there for military purposes. Thanks to this, but also due to a lack of well-established infrastructure, many people do not associate commercial drone technology with the African continent.
3 min. Our Drone Drone Service Provider Ranking 2019 Report ranks the top DSPs in the world using company size, market shares and public attention as key parameters.
3 min. Our Drone Platform Manufacturer Ranking 2019 Report ranks the top drone manufacturers in the world using company size, market shares and public attention as key parameters.
5 min. Urban Air Mobility (UAM) is a major component of the future of transport in smart cities. This post explores the role of drones in UAM…
2 min. In our ongoing efforts to highlight insights of the commercial drone space, the teams of the Energy Drone Coalition and DRONEII.com created a joint report: “Drones in the Energy Industry 2018”.
3 min. UAV applications under extreme conditions remain to be a challenge for many companies around the world. Choosing the right platform versus a professional service provider for drone operation is equally challenging – especially when the results must be highly accurate.
3 min. Small UAVs, as compared to manned aircraft, convince through their ability to fly very slowly and at lower altitudes. This way, more detailed and valuable information can be obtained. UAVs close the gap (between ground- and aircraft/satellite-based methods) through their ability to fly at low altitudes (up to 100m), which cannot be covered by the alternatives mentioned previously.