Competition is the engine of innovation. Today, competitive pressure is pushing enterprises towards powerful drone-enabled innovation. A holistic strategy for adoption can enable exponential growth.
Drone technology has become pervasive on work sites around the world. But every quarry, mine, construction site, and landfill operates at a different pace. We hear from companies all over the world in these industries that are in the midst of exploring drone technology, and some are moving much faster than others. We’ve learned that companies exploring drone technology in the heavy industries typically fall into four categories.
In his 2016 AUVSI keynote, John Chambers predicted that 2017 would be an inflection point for the commercial drone industry. We couldn’t agree more. Trends in technology, the business atmosphere and regulatory environment are all coming together to make this the year when large enterprises take deployments to scale across entire business units, conducting thousands of commercial drone flights.