Consumer Drone Market to Grow at 23.4% CAGR to 2020

Consumer Drone Market to Grow at 23.4% CAGR to 2020

Consumer Drone Market to Grow at 23.4% CAGR to 2020 The global consumer drone market analyst says one of latest trends in the market is adoption of drones for sports. The use of consumer drones for sports is increasing with its growing popularity. Mountain Dew, a carbonated soft drink brand produced and owned by PepsiCo, and DR1 Racing organized a drone race in August 2016. The event made use of […]

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The Bottleneck of the Drone Industry

The Bottleneck of the Drone Industry

For the past four or five years a vast number of innovative UAV models have entered the market. Countless new manufacturer startups are sprouting practically everyday and all over the world. The industry is experiencing a thrilling time in terms of new applications, clarity in regulations and a slow but steady insertion into our daily lives. One conservative estimate is that the UAV industry will create 100,000 jobs and add […]

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Ready to Fly Drone Kit will take off next month

Ready to Fly Drone Kit will take off next month

Intel’s drone kit will include all the components needed to build a drone, including rotors and a flight controller It’s fun to buy a drone from a store, but perhaps more satisfying to build one from scratch. Intel in December will start shipping a fully loaded drone kit to let you do just that, with all the parts including the rotors, software, 3D camera and flight controller. Intel’s Aero Ready […]

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Meet the Woman Working to Make Delivery-by-Drone a Reality

Meet the Woman Working to Make Delivery-by-Drone a Reality

by Jeremy Quittner Her company recently partnered with package delivery service UPS. Imagine you’re a camp counselor, overseeing a group of children on a remote island. In the middle of the night, one of your campers has an asthma attack — but her inhaler is nowhere to be found. Just getting to shore will take 30 minutes by boat. Meanwhile, she’s having trouble breathing. As the co-founder and chief technology […]

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Alibaba-Rival JD Envisions its Own Delivery Drone Fleet by 2017

Alibaba-Rival JD Envisions its Own Delivery Drone Fleet by 2017

Bloomberg News A JD.Com drone during a trial delivery. Source: JD.Com From Amazon.com Inc. to Domino’s Pizza, technology giants and retailers have dreamed of drone deliveries for years. One Chinese e-commerce giant intends to make it a full-fledged reality by 2017. JD.com Inc. has drawn up plans for drones to ply 100 regular routes by the end of next year. Taking advantage of less-restrictive regulations, it’s spent months testing its […]

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Report identifies challenges of emergency drone use

Report identifies challenges of emergency drone use

Belgium-based NGO the European Emergency Number Association (EENA) and Chinese UAV maker DJI have released a joint report, The use of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) by the emergency services . In April, EENA and DJI entered into a partnership for an in-depth analysis of how emergency services use drone technology with the aim of identifying best practices in terms of operational, technical, safety, privacy and legal issues. Four pilot […]

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