Here’s a video from PrecisionHawk painting their vision for how farmers will utilize drones for agricultural purposes. As the world population pushes 7.5 billion at the same time that global resources are under pressure, the need to improve crop yields, while minimizing inputs is growing with every year.
Key Take Aways:
- Drones for commercial purposes are exploding – 2016 industry revenues are projected to be $XX Million according to Frost & Sullivan
- Next to film & photography, the most common application for commercial drones is farming
- Some leading companies in the space: DJI, PrecisionHawk, DataMapper, DroneDeploy, Parrot SenseFly, Pix4D, Airware, DroneCloud