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PUBLISHER: Drone Industry Insights | PRODUCT CODE: 1479765

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PUBLISHER: Drone Industry Insights | PRODUCT CODE: 1479765

Drone Application Report 2024: Industries, Methods, Payloads, Real-Life Case Studies

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Insights on drone applications across all industries:

  • By 2030, the commercial drone market is expected to reach US$54.6 billion, growing at a rate of 7.7% CAGR.
  • The top industries for drone applications are Energy, Construction, and Agriculture.
  • The most popular application methods are: Drone Mapping & Surveying, Drone Inspections, and Drone Photography & Filming.
  • The biggest vertical, Energy (Utilities), boasts the greatest variety of use cases. Like in all other industry verticals, drones help reduce time and costs while improving result quality and worker safety.

Buy the full drone application report with case studies:

  • 229-page drone application report with case studies for all industry verticals
  • 264 application examples including methods, typical results, and typical technology stack
  • 101 real-life case studies with technology, application, concrete problem and solution description as well as value-added metrics
  • Analysis of the drone market split by Industry, method technology, market size, and growth
  • View into the future technologies that are currently only starting to be explored and implemented into drones

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"Great insight into the trends associated with drone applications as well as illuminating examples, this report provided us with a great benchmark of commercial drones applications." - Berry Mulder, Robotics Centre of Excellence Leader, Shell.

DRONEII's Drone Application Report provides a unique insight, analysis, and case studies of drone applications throughout 17 industry verticals.

This extensive 229-page drone application report covers all 15 industry verticals in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), along with an additional 2 adjusted verticals that are more adequate for the drone industry. These industry verticals include Agriculture, Energy (Utilities), Construction, Health Care, Insurance, and Transportation among others. The report encompasses 264 application examples including methods, typical results, and typical technology stack, which provide the most comprehensive study into how drones are used for business development today. At the end of each industry section, there is also an outlook for current and future market volume as well as the current level of technological complexity.

Furthermore, the Drone Application Report includes 101 real-life case studies that describe how the technology is being used by several companies throughout the world. Each case study has a concrete problem and solution description as well as value-added metrics that shed light on how the applications made work safer and the company more profitable.

By providing information on drone market trends by industry and method, our Drone Application Report can help leverage business opportunities by discovering applications in various industries. It provides a view not only on well-established practices such as inspections and mapping & surveying, but also on future applications that are currently only starting to be explored.

SAMPLE OF COMPANIES MENTIONED:

  • Aeca Solutions
  • Aerodyne
  • Aeromedia
  • AeroPest
  • Airteam
  • AMKVO
  • Aonic
  • Apellix
  • Apex
  • Ardenna
  • ASDRO
  • AT&T
  • Aviant
  • BCN Drone Center
  • Canard
  • Cooper Copter
  • Distant Imagery
  • doks.
  • Dronamics
  • Drone Base
  • Drone Responders
  • DronesSkycam
  • Dronecle
  • Ehang
  • Engineers with Drones
  • Everdrone
  • Expert Drones Africa
  • Fairfleet
  • Firmatek
  • Firnas Aero
  • Flyability
  • FlyGuys
  • gdg Environment
  • HAMM Companies
  • Hepta
  • Idaho Environmental Coalition
  • IGNIS
  • InFlight Data
  • Inkonova
  • Inmerso
  • JUIDA
  • LogXon
  • Medifly
  • Meraque
  • MicroAvia
  • Midlands State University
  • MONCLER
  • Neo Vision
  • Nordic Unmanned
  • OFO Tech
  • Percepto
  • Quadsat
  • Radaz
  • Rectrix Drone Services
  • ROAV7
  • Rocketmine
  • ScoutDI
  • Sensat
  • Sensyn Robotics
  • SkyDrones
  • Skylark Drones
  • Skyports
  • Spectrabiotics
  • Speedbird Aero
  • SPH Engineering
  • ST Engineering
  • Structural Safety
  • Sulzer & Schmid
  • SysCad Solutions
  • TerraDrone
  • Thales
  • The Conversation
  • UAV Latam
  • Universite du Luxembourg
  • Unmanned Life
  • Uvify
  • vitDron
  • Volar Alta
  • Voliro
  • VStream
  • WeFly
  • xmobots
  • Zipline

TABLE OF CONTENTS

GLOSSARY

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2. SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY

  • 2.1. Research Methodology
  • 2.2. Scope Definition & Research Design
  • 2.3. Data Collection
  • 2.4. Data Analysis
  • 2.5. Market Model
  • 2.6. Data Validation
  • 2.7. Report Creation

3. INTRODUCTION

  • 3.1. Drones: What are drones and what can they do?
  • 3.2. Drone configurations/designs
  • 3.3. Major segments of the drone ecosystem
  • 3.4. Drone application categories and methods
  • 3.5. Drone industry verticals and use cases
  • 3.6. Drone market observations

4. DRONE MARKET SIZE

  • 4 Definitions & Introduction
  • 4.1. Drone market: commercial vs. recreational 2023-2030
  • 4.2. Drone market size by industry 2023-2030
  • 4.3. Drone market size by method 2023-2030

5. INDUSTRY VERTICALS

  • 5 Definitions & Introduction
  • 5.1. Agriculture
    • 5.1.1. Case Study - Forest Inventory
    • 5.1.2. Case Study - Palm Tree Counting
    • 5.1.3. Case Study - Crop Analysis and Spraying
    • 5.1.4. Case Study - Drone Spraying
    • 5.1.5. Case Study - Radar Mapping
    • 5.1.6. Case Study - Mangrove Restoration
    • 5.1.7. Case Study - Blueberry Spaying
    • 5.1.8. Case Study - Vinyard Health Analysis
    • 5.1.9. Case Study - Oil Palm Spraying
    • 5.1.10. Case Study - Bagworm Spaying
    • 5.1.11. Case Study - Hemp Health Analysis
    • 5.1.12. Case Study - Reforestation with Drones and AI
    • 5.1.13. Case Study - Revolutionizing Forest Recovery
  • 5.2. Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
    • 5.2.1. Case Study - Digital Fireworks
    • 5.2.2. Case Study - Drone Light Show at the Beach
    • 5.2.3. Case Study - Drone Light Show at Independence Celebration
  • 5.3. Construction
    • 5.3.1. Case Study - Geomagnetic Detection
    • 5.3.2. Case Study - Highway Construction Project
    • 5.3.3. Case Study - Construction Site Surveying
    • 5.3.4. Case Study - Site Progress Monitoring
    • 5.3.5. Case Study - Lemoine Progress Documentation
  • 5.4. Cargo, Courier Services, Intralogistics & Warehousing
    • 5.4.1. Case Study - Stock Inventory
    • 5.4.2. Case Study - Last-Mile Delivery to Rural Area
    • 5.4.3. Case Study - Transporting Perishables
    • 5.4.4. Case Study - Urban Last-Mile Drone Delivery
    • 5.4.5. Case Study - Genetic Material Delivery
    • 5.4.6. Case Study - Remote Location Food Delivery
  • 5.5. Educational, Scientific & Technical Services
    • 5.5.1. Case Study - Flooding Monitoring Modelling
    • 5.5.2. Case Study - Ice Shaft Exploration
    • 5.5.3. Case Study - Koala Counting After Wildfire
    • 5.5.4. Case Study - Mosquito Larviciding
    • 5.5.5. Case Study - Quelea Bird Control
    • 5.5.6. Case Study - LiDAR Mapping at Batang Kali Landslide
    • 5.5.7. Case Study - Long-Range Drone Flight Testing
    • 5.5.8. Case Study - Thermal Photogrammetry for Energy Release Estimation
    • 5.5.9. Case Study - Trang Sea Turtle Crisis Survey
    • 5.5.10. Case Study - Human-Wildlife Conflict
  • 5.6. Energy
    • 5.6.1. Case Study - Powerline Inspection
    • 5.6.2. Case Study - Photovoltaic Plant Monitoring
    • 5.6.3. Case Study - Offshore FPSO Platform Inspection
    • 5.6.4. Case Study - Flare Stack Inspection
    • 5.6.5. Case Study - Pumped Hydropower Plant Surveying
    • 5.6.6. Case Study - Wind Turbine Inspection
    • 5.6.7. Case Study - Linear Infrastructures Inspection
    • 5.6.8. Case Study - Inspection of Oil Storage Tanks
    • 5.6.9. Case Study - Inspection of Lightning Protection System in Wind Turbines
    • 5.6.10. Case Study - Tailings Dam Monitoring
    • 5.6.11. Case Study - Power Grid Check
    • 5.6.12. Case Study - Coastal Site Mapping
    • 5.6.13. Case Study - Cleaning An Elevated Water Tower
    • 5.6.14. Case Study - Clinker Silo Roof Inspection
    • 5.6.15. Case Study - Boiler Burner Inspection
    • 5.6.16. Case Study - Oil Pipe Remote Inspect
    • 5.6.17. Case Study - Automated Surveys In The Context of Dam Safety
    • 5.6.18. Case Study - Pipeline Oil Aerial Inspection & 3D Modeling
  • 5.7. Health Care and Disaster Relief
    • 5.7.1. Case Study - Emergency Defibrillator Delivery
    • 5.7.2. Case Study - NHS Covid Response
    • 5.7.3. Case Study - Tissue Sample Transport During Surgery
    • 5.7.4. Case Study - Medicine Delivery with UAS
  • 5.8. Information & Motion Picture
    • 5.8.1. Case Study - Commercial Advertising
    • 5.8.2. Case Study - Athletic Program In-Game Filming
  • 5.9. Insurance
    • 5.9.1. Case Study - Damaged Building Inspection
  • 5.10. Mining and Quarrying
    • 5.10.1. Case Study - Mining Operations Monitoring
    • 5.10.2. Case Study - Surveying Underground Mines
    • 5.10.3. Case Study - Seismic Event Inspections
    • 5.10.4. Case Study - Calculate Mining Excavation Volumes
    • 5.10.5. Case Study - Mineral Surveying
  • 5.11. Public Administration
    • 5.11.1. Case Study - Ship Emission Monitoring
    • 5.11.2. Case Study - Reservoir Monitoring
    • 5.11.3. Case Study - Drone-based Remote Water Sampling
    • 5.11.4. Case Study - Beach Plastic Cleaning
    • 5.11.5. Case Study - Modeling of Complex Structures
    • 5.11.6. Case Study - Traffic Analysis with Drone-Based Aerial Intelligence
  • 5.12. Public Emergency Services
    • 5.12.1. Case Study - Unmanned Aerial Wildfire Ignitions
    • 5.12.2. Case Study - Drone as a First Responder
    • 5.12.3. Case Study - Emergency & Security Surveillance
    • 5.12.4. Case Study - Firefighting Support
    • 5.12.5. Case Study - Forensic Investigation Following Fire
    • 5.12.6. Case Study - Urban Riot Control
    • 5.12.7. Case Study - Shutting Down Illegal Production & Sale of Liquor
    • 5.12.8. Case Study - Sendai City Tsunami Evacuation Guidance
  • 5.13. Real Estate and Industrial Plants
    • 5.13.1. Case Study - Thermal Roof Inspections
    • 5.13.2. Case Study - Perimeter Security Patrols
    • 5.13.3. Case Study - Roof Measurement and Inspection
    • 5.13.4. Case Study - Pest Nest Elimination
    • 5.13.5. Case Study - Real Estate Drone Survey
    • 5.13.6. Case Study - Window and Facade Cleaning
  • 5.14. Safety & Security
    • 5.14.1. Case Study - Autonomous Drone Surveillance
  • 5.15. Telecommunication
    • 5.15.1. Case Study - Network coverage
    • 5.15.2. Case Study -Telco Tower Inspection & Management
    • 5.15.3. Case Study - Antenna Testing
  • 5.16. Transportation Infrastructure
    • 5.16.1. Case Study - Railway Inspection
    • 5.16.2. Case Study - Railway Inspection
    • 5.16.3. Case Study - Aircraft Inspection
    • 5.16.4. Case Study - Navaids Inspection
    • 5.16.5. Case Study - Heathrow Airport Runway Inspection
    • 5.16.6. Case Study - Mapping of Urban Air Mobility Network
    • 5.16.7. Case Study - oresunds Bridge Inspection
  • 5.17. Waste Management and Remediation Services
    • 5.17.1. Case Study - Landfill Monitoring
    • 5.17.2. Case Study - Cleaning Radioactive Waste Storage
    • 5.17.3. Case Study - Wastewater Treatment Plant Surveying

6. METHODS

  • 6 Definitions & Introduction
  • 6.1. Photography & Filming
  • 6.2. Mapping & Surveying
  • 6.3. Inspection
  • 6.4. Localization & Tracking
  • 6.5. Spraying & Dispensing
  • 6.6. Delivery
  • 6.7. Others

7. Appendix: Industry Definitions

  • 7.1. Case Study Definitions
  • 7.2. Levels of Autonomy
  • 7.3. Industry Definitions

LIST OF FIGURES

  • Figure 1: Drone Technology Stack
  • Figure 2: Drone Configurations/Designs
  • Figure 3: Drone Hardware
  • Figure 4: Drone Software
  • Figure 5: Drone Services
  • Figure 6: Commercial Drone Market Segmentation
  • Figure 7: Drone Application Categories and Methods
  • Figure 8: Drone Market Definitions

LIST OF CHARTS

  • Chart 1: Commercial & Recreational Drone Market Size 2024-2030
  • Chart 2: Commercial Drone Market Size by Method 2024-2030
  • Chart 3: Reasons for Adopting Drones
  • Chart 4: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Agriculture by sub-industry
  • Chart 5: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Art & Entertainment
  • Chart 6: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Construction by sub-industry
  • Chart 7: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Courier, Service and Warehousing by sub-industry
  • Chart 8: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Educational, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Chart 9: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Energy by sub-industry
  • Chart 10: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Health Care and Disaster Relief
  • Chart 11: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Information & Motion Picture by sub-industry
  • Chart 12: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Insurance
  • Chart 13: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Mining & Quarrying
  • Chart 14: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Public Administration
  • Chart 15: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Public Emergency
  • Chart 16: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Real Estate and Industrial Plants
  • Chart 17: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Safety & Security
  • Chart 18: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Telecommunications
  • Chart 19: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Transportation Infrastructure by sub-industry
  • Chart 20: Commercial Drone Market Size 2024-2030 in Waste Management and Remediation Services
  • Chart 21: Most-used Methods in the Drone Industry Today
  • Chart 22: Most-used Drone Payloads

LIST OF TABLES

  • Table 1: Commercial Drone Use Cases Across Industries
  • Table 2: Commercial Drone Market Size by Industry 2023-2030
  • Table 3: Industry Definition based on NAICS
  • Table 4: Commercial Drone Methods by Industry
  • Table 5: Overview of Most Common Optical Sensors
  • Table 6: Overview of Most Common Non-Optical Sensors
  • Table 7: Overview of Most Common Sprayer & Dispenser
  • Table 8: Overview of Most Common Types of Cargo
  • Table 9: Overview of Most Common Accessories
  • Table 10: List of Other/New Methods
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