Leaders in drones as a product are China, USA and France. Leaders in drones as a service are USA, Japan, France, Switzerland and India.
Drones will contribute to a more connected world and lead to advanced mobility, like Urban Air Mobility and Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL). The varied uses of and services created by drones cross boundaries and are disruptors in multiple industries. This immediately creates many opportunities in manufacturing, operations, data analytics, piloting, training and innovation. Drones are a common thread that tie together to the other 4IR industries.
Drones will change the future in many critical areas like Healthcare, Agriculture, Waste Management, Energy, Conservation, Humanitarian Aid, Emergency Response, Mining, Infrastructure Development, Security and many more.