2015-2021 Smart Commercial Drone Market Forecast: $27.1 Billion by 2021

By: | September 26th, 2015

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According to Market Research Reports (MRR), the smart commercial drones market, valued at $3.4 billion in 2014, is expected to jump to $27.1 billion by 2021, an increase of nearly 800%.

A summary of the report shows MRR analyzed the following market segments that comprise the smart commercial drone market:

  • Agriculture
  • Oil & Gas
  • Border Patrol
  • Law Enforcement
  • Homeland Security
  • Disaster Response
  • Package Delivery
  • Photography
  • Videography

According to MRR, commercial-grade consumer video drones currently make up the largest revenue segment in this market and is expected to remain the biggest segment through 2021.

A partial list of additional MRR findings indicates:

  • All segments will benefit from better technology, especially high-quality video cameras.
  • Improvements expected in coming months and years include greater stability, reliability, navigation, soft landings, longer flight times, and increased capacity and variety of payloads.
  • Drones will continue to become smarter as they have more sensors and increasingly sophisticated software to allow automated responses to their environments.
  • Drones will become “flying computers,” making them smarter, easier to fly, and more maneuverable, even when flying in remote areas. Drones will also have more advanced cameras and camera management.
  • Drones will increase productivity in many situations, leading to billions of dollars in economic growth.
  • Drones will be increasingly seamlessly and securely linked to the Internet for data upload and download.
  • Drones will be capable of autonomous takeoff, flight, and landing, all controlled remotely.

For more information visit Market Research Reports.

David Russell Schilling

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