Use drone technology safely and understand the risks
The global commercial drones market ex ecpected to grow to US$2.034 billion in 2022. The demand for commerical drones is augmenting due to their increased used by the governments for infrastructure, R&D activities, environmental studies, and disaster management activities. The application of drones in agriculture will grow very fast due to the need of crop monitoring. Continuous technological advancements comprising improved design and better data processing capabilities let the drone market grow fast.
Typically, UAS work best and are most often deployed conducting dirty, dull, or dangerous work that companies do not want to invest an employee to complete.
However, you have to be prepared to understand their risks:
- Theft and vandalism
- Data collection and data theft
- Loss of control
- Weather challenges
- Invasion of privacy
- Aerial surveillance
- Limited battery power
- Untrained operators
- Analyzing data and data transmission