PwC global report on the commercial applications of drone technology
Value of global market for drone powered business solutions
Industries with best prospects for drone applications:
Value of prospective drone applications in global infrastructure projects
The application of drone technologies in existing business processes is allowing companies from those industries to create new business and operating models.
According PwC's study on the commercial applications of drone technology, the emerging global market for business services using drones is valued at over $127 bn. This is the value of current business services and labour that are likely to be replaced in the very near future by drone powered solutions, according to PwC predictions.
"Clarity from above seeks to quantify the impact of drones on business by examining commercial applications of drone technology across industry sectors. As this is not only about machines (drones) but their broader applications, we have decided to use the term drone powered solutions."
It was created in Poland - a country which in 2013 became the first in the world to introduce a complete legal framework and institutions regulating the commercial use of drones.