The global civilian drones market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 28 percent over the period 2014-2019, as per the report released by Research and Markets.
The report, Global Civilian Drones Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The use of and demand for civilian drones in film and media applications increased after the FAA approved its use in the industry in September 2014. Drones are used for filming aerial photos and videos on sets. They can also be used in indoor sets that are restricted to the public; however, the operator requires prior permission and pilot certification for entry.
According to the report, drones are increasingly being used to detect and avoid hazardous environments and natural disasters. They can be used for search and rescue operations, crisis mapping, and the provision of relief packages and cargo.
Further, the report states that civilian drones pose serious threats to commercial airplanes and helicopters. Many incidents have been reported by pilots wherein the drones came in close vicinity to the aircraft, risking the lives of the passengers aboard.
The report covers the Americas, APAC, and EMEA. It also presents the vendor landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the major vendors in the market. In addition, it discusses the major drivers that influence the growth of the market. It also outlines the challenges faced by vendors and the market at large, as well as the key trends emerging in the market.
This report covers the current scenario and growth prospects of the global civilian drones market for 2015-2019. To calculate the market size, the report covers revenue generated from its application in sectors such as government, agriculture and fishery, and geological survey.