Drones are already a multi-billion-dollar business and the industry is only set to grow in revenue over the next five years, reaching an estimated 63 billion by 2025. The unmanned aircraft systems can be applied to a wide breadth of tasks and are an essential resource during war, rescue and public health crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic. Viewpoints speaks with two drone experts about innovation and cyber security challenges.
- Brendan Schulman, vice president of policy and legal affairs, DJI
- Dan Gettinger, co-director, Center For the Study of the Drone, Bard College.
Links for more information:
- Forbes: Robots And Drones Are Now Used To Fight COVID-19
- Markets Insider: Global Drone Service Market Report 2019: Market is Expected to Grow from USD 4.4 Billion in 2018 to USD 63.6 Billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 55.9%