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Drones in Public Infrastructure: Quick Start Guide

By Colin Snow | July 26, 2018

We’ve just announced the release of our Quick Start Guide to Drones in Public Infrastructure. This new report is the third and final series of white papers we’ve done to provide a complete primer to drone use in specific industries. The report consolidates our best insights into the challenges and solutions drones add to inspecting … Read more

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New 2018 Drone Industry Benchmark Survey

By Colin Snow | July 10, 2018

We just announced the launch of our third annual Drone Market Sector Research survey, which promises to be our most comprehensive study of drone market trends and usage to date. The online portion of this research seeks to get information about who is buying and using small unmanned aircraft systems—otherwise known as drones. It improves upon … Read more

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Quick Start Guide to Drones in Energy

By Colin Snow | June 11, 2018

I’m happy to announce the release of our Quick Start Guide to Drones in Energy. This report is the second in a new series of Skylogic Research white papers, intended to provide a complete primer to drone use in specific industries. This year, we are building on the analysis we did for the 2017 Five … Read more

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Commercial Drones and GDPR: What You Need to Know

By Colin Snow | May 18, 2018

Assessing what GDPR means for commercial drone hardware and software vendors, service providers, and enterprise users. By Colin Snow and Charlotte Ziems Have you noticed an increase in the number of emails lately that say “we have updated our privacy policies and terms of service”? It’s not just the big players like Amazon, Apple, Google, … Read more

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Quick Start Guide to Drones in Construction

By Colin Snow | April 17, 2018

I’m happy to announce the release of the Quick Start Guide to Drones in Construction. This report is the first in a new series of Skylogic Research white papers, intended to provide a complete primer to drone use in specific industries. This year, we are building on the analysis we did for the 2017 Five … Read more

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Four Commercial Drone Trends to Watch in 2018

By Colin Snow | February 9, 2018

In my last post, Five Biggest Commercial Drone Trends of 2017 and the Challenges Ahead, I used data from our 2017 Drone Market Sector Report to illustrate the major trends of the past year and describe the major challenges ahead for the drone industry. That post looked back, but this one looks forward, offering our … Read more

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Five Biggest Commercial Drone Trends of 2017 and the Challenges Ahead

By Colin Snow | December 19, 2017

Last year at this time, I reflected back on the news and trends of the commercial drone markets of 2016 and wrote about the mixed state of affairs ahead for 2017. Throughout the year, I offered my perspective on how the drone industry was still motivated by hype and how assessing forward momentum required hard … Read more

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Setting Realistic Growth Prospects for the Drone Market

By Colin Snow | October 31, 2017

I believe three of the biggest misconceptions in the drone industry is how fast it will grow, which sectors will grow, and which ones will lag. No one disagrees that drones—both consumer and professional—represent a new and emerging market. Drone market forecasts abound. We currently track 73 independent companies that provide market forecasts, and each … Read more

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Show Me the Money—A Look at Where Service Providers Are Making Money in the Drone Industry

By Colin Snow | October 6, 2017

Guest post by Zacc Dukowitz, Director of Marketing UAV Coach In this article we’re going to take a look at some of the data collected in the new report from Skylogic Research on the drone industry—data we think is important to you and answers the question: “Where are drone-based service providers making money?” The report defines Service … Read more

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New Research: 2017 Drone Market Sector Report

By Colin Snow | September 18, 2017

We have just released the results of our latest market research on the drone industry. The 2017 Drone Market Sector Report examines worldwide drone sales, service providers, business users, and software services. The research is the result of a three-month project sponsored in part by Airware and DroneDeploy. The online survey portion of the research … Read more

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