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Commercial Drones Market by Type (Fixed Wing, Rotary Blade, Quad Rotor), Technology (Energy & Propulsion System, Automation, Collision Avoidance), Application (Government, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Retail) & Geography - Global Forecast to 2020

Commercial Drones Market by Type (Fixed Wing, Rotary Blade, Quad Rotor), Technology (Energy & Propulsion System, Automation, Collision Avoidance), Application (Government, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Retail) & Geography - Global Forecast to 2020

Commercial drones or commercial unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) refer to small aircraft which fly without direct human control and are guided by a remote device. The incidents related to natural disaster and public unrest during recent times have necessitated the use of remote sensing and aerial surveillances. Hence, the UAVs have emerged as a viable alternative in such a scenario. They can capture high definition image and video, in addition to feeding real-time data to the base station in all weather conditions. Their various features such as ease flying over large distances, transport and assembly, smooth and simple operating procedure along with low operation and maintenance cost are driving their usage and subsequent commercialization.

This report is based on an extensive research study of the commercial drones market and aims to analyze the entire market and all its sub-segments through extensively detailed classifications. The demand for commercial drones is likely to witness a significant growth, thereby garnering the interest of the industry players across various verticals. The Americas are projected to be the fastest growing market as FAA relaxes its ban on commercial use of drone in some applications.

This report provides a bird’s eye-view of the industry with regard to the commercial drones market, along with the qualitative analysis of each and every aspect of the classification done on the basis of product, technology, application, and geography. The report provides a forecast of the growth of the commercial drones market between 2014 and 2020. A complete competitive landscape of the current market of commercial drones has been analyzed based on the market share analysis and rankings of the key players. The competitive information provided in this report includes market shares of the leading companies in the commercial drones’ ecosystem and the key developments, core strategies deployed by various players, mergers and acquisitions, new product developments, collaborations, and joint ventures related to the same.

The report also discusses the future road-map of the global commercial drones market with respect to the upcoming technologies, potential markets, and applications for the same. The key players in this industry include Airware Inc (U.S., Drone Deploy (U.S.), DJI (Shenzhen), Precision Hawk Inc (U.S.), SenseFly ltd (U.S.), 3D robotics (U.S.), VDOS Global (U.S.), Trimble UAS (Belgium), AeroVironment (U.S.), and others.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • STUDY SCOPE
      • MARKETS COVERED
      • GEOGRAPHIC SCOPE
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY
    • PACKAGE SIZE
    • LIMITATIONS
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH DATA
    • INTRODUCTION
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • FACTOR ANALYSIS
      • INTRODUCTION
      • DEMAND-SIDE ANALYSIS
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS AND LIMITATIONS
      • ASSUMPTIONS
      • LIMITATIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table GLOBAL COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET RANKING, BY KEY PLAYER, 2013
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ADOPTION OF COMMERCIAL DRONES IN VARIOUS NON-MILITARY APPLICATIONS IS DRIVING THE COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET
    • COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET GROWTH, BY APPLICATION
    • AMERICAS: COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET, BY TYPE
    • GLOBAL COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SHARE
    • COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET SHARE, BY TYPE
    • AMERICAS: COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET SHARE, BY COUNTRY
    • AUTOMATION: A LEADING COMMERCIAL DRONES TECHNOLOGY
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EVOLUTION OF THE COMMERCIAL DRONES TECHNOLOGY
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET, BY TYPE
      • COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY
      • COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET SEGMENTATION, BY APPLICATION
      • COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET SEGMENTATION: BY GEOGRAPHY
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
        • Table PROMINENT TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS, CONTRIBUTING TO THE GROWTH OF THE COMMERCIAL DRONE MARKET
      • RESTRAINTS
        • Table STRINGENT GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS ARE HAMPERING THE GROWTH OF THE COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET
      • OPPORTUNITIES
        • Table LOW OPERATIONAL COST IS A PROMINENT OPPORTUNITY FOR THE COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET
      • CHALLENGES
        • Table DEVELOPMENT OF LOW COST, RELIABLE, AND HIGHLY AUTOMATED DRONES IS THE MAJOR CHALLENGE FACED BY THE COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET
      • BURNING ISSUE
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • THREATS FROM NEW ENTRANTS
      • THREATS FROM SUBSTITUTES
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • DEGREE OF COMPETITION
  • COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET, BY TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ MILLION)
    • FIXED WING
      • LIGHT FIXED WING
      • HEAVY FIXED WING
        • Table GLOBAL FIXED WING COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
        • Table GLOBAL FIXED WING COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
        • Table GLOBAL FIXED WING COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
        • Table AMERICAS: FIXED WING COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
        • Table EUROPE: FIXED WING COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
        • Table APAC: FIXED WING COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
        • Table ROW: FIXED WING COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • ROTARY BLADE
      • MULTI-ROTOR VTOL
      • SINGLE-ROTOR VTOL
        • Table GLOBAL ROTARY BLADE COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
        • Table GLOBAL ROTARY BLADE COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
        • Table GLOBAL ROTARY BLADE COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
        • Table AMERICAS: ROTARY BLADE COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
        • Table EUROPE: ROTARY BLADE COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
        • Table APAC: ROTARY BLADE COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
        • Table ROW: ROTARY BLADE COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • NANO
      • Table GLOBAL NANO COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • Table GLOBAL NANO COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • Table GLOBAL NANO COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • Table THE AMERICAS: NANO COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • Table EUROPE: NANO COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • Table APAC: NANO COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • Table ROW: NANO COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • HYBRID
      • Table GLOBAL HYBRID COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • Table GLOBAL HYBRID COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • Table GLOBAL HYBRID COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • Table AMERICAS: HYBRID COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • Table EUROPE: HYBRID COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • Table APAC: HYBRID COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • Table ROW: HYBRID COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
  • COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2013-2020, ($ MILLION)
    • ENERGY AND PROPULSION SYSTEMS
      • Table GLOBAL ENERGY AND PROPULSION SYSTEMS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • AUTOMATION
      • Table GLOBAL AUTOMATION MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • COLLISION AVOIDANCE
      • Table GLOBAL COLLISION AVOIDANCE MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • CYBERSECURITY AND JAMMING
      • Table GLOBAL CYBER-SECURITY AND JAMMING MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • ON-BOARD DATA PROCESSING
      • Table GLOBAL ON-BOARD DATA PROCESSING MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • COMMUNICATION DATA LINKS AND RADIO FREQUENCY SPECTRUM CAPACITY
      • Table DATA LINK FUNCTIONS VS FREQUENCTY REQUIREMENT
      • Table GLOBAL COMMUNICATION DATA LINKS AND RADIO FREQUENCY SPECTRUM CAPACITY MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
  • COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2013-2020, ($ MILLION)
    • LAW ENFORCEMENT
      • POLICE
      • CIVIL SECURITY
        • Table GLOBAL LAW ENFORCEMENT APPLICATION MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • ENERGY SECTOR
      • OIL & GAS
      • ELECTRICAL GRIDS/DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS
        • Table GLOBAL ENERGY AND POWER APPLICATION MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • AGRICULTURE FORESTRY AND FISHERIES
      • FIELD INSPECTION
      • CROP DUSTING
        • Table GLOBAL AGRICULTURE APPLICATION MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • MANUFACTURING SECTOR
      • Table GLOBAL MANUFACTURING APPLICATION MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • INFRASTRUCTURE
      • Table GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE APPLICATION MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT
      • Table GLOBAL MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT APPLICATION MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • RETAIL
      • Table GLOBAL RETAIL APPLICATION MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND ENVIRONMENTAL MISSIONS.
      • Table GLOBAL SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND ENVIRONMENTAL MISSIONS APPLICATION MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
  • COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET SIZE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2013-2020, ($ MILLION)
    • AMERICAS
      • Table AMERICAS COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ MILLION)
      • Table AMERICAS COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ MILLION)
      • U.S.
        • Table U.S. COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • MEXICO
        • Table MEXICO COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • BRAZIL
        • Table BRAZIL COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • OTHERS
    • EUROPE
      • Table EUROPE COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ MILLION)
      • U.K.
        • Table U.K. COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • GERMANY
        • Table GERMANY COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ MILLION)
      • FRANCE
        • Table FRANCE COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • ITALY
        • Table ITALY COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • APAC
      • Table APAC COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ MILLION)
      • Table APAC COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ MILLION)
      • CHINA
        • Table CHINA COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • JAPAN
        • Table JAPAN COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • AUSTRALIA
        • Table AUSTRALIA COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • NEW ZEALAND
        • Table NEW ZEALAND COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
    • ROW
      • Table ROW COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020, ($ MILLION)
      • Table ROW COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ MILLION)
      • MIDDLE EAST
        • Table MIDDLE EAST COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
      • AFRICA
        • Table AFRICA COMMERCIAL DRONES' MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020, ($ THOUSAND)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • MARKET RANKING ANALYSIS, COMMERCIAL DRONES MARKET
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATION AND TRENDS
      • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
        • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2011-2015
      • AGREEMENTS, COLLABORATIONS, CONTRACTS, &JOINT VENTURES
        • Table AGREEMENTS, PARTNERSHIP, COLLABORATIONS, &JOINT VENTURES, 2011-2015
      • MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
        • Table MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, 2011-2015
      • EXPANSIONS AND INVESTMENT
        • Table EXPANSIONS, 2012-2015
      • OTHER DEVELOPMENTS
        • Table OTHER DEVELOPMENTS, 2011-2014
  • COMPANY PROFILE
    • THALES SA
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • BAE SYSTEMS PLC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • AEROVIRONMENT INC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ISRAEL AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES LTD. (IAI)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • BOEING CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • TEXTRON INC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS PORTFOLIO
      • KEY STRATEGY
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • AERONAUTICS LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • AURORA FLIGHT SCIENCES.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • ELBIT SYSTEMS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • SAFRAN SA
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • TURKISH AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • DENEL SOC LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • FINMECCANICA SPA
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • GENERAL ATOMICS AERONAUTICAL SYSTEMS LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • AIRWARE, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • DRONE DEPLOY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • DJI
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • PRECISION HAWK
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • SENSEFLY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • 3D ROBOTICS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • VDOS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • TRIMBLE UAS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS & SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
    • HOOVY LLC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • SERVICES
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • KEY STRATEGY
  • APPENDIX
    • INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS

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