Agricultural Drones Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016 to 2022

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The New Report on Agricultural Drones Research Report is a deep market research report in this market. This report focused on global and regional market, major manufacturers, as well as the segment market details on different classifications and applications.

Agricultural drones use automated process to make farming more productive. Drones provide better, more flexible visualization. Smart drone agricultural uses cameras and provide the prospect of trillions of dollars in farming economic growth. Smart commercial drones connect seamlessly and securely to the Internet and to each other.

Agricultural drone technology has reached a level of maturity that has put these systems at the forefront of farming modernization. Farmers around the entire world are adapting to drone availability, using aerial cameras to visualize plants. Use cases are evolving rapidly. Video, specialized video, targeted video, and agricultural spraying systems are offered.

Agricultural Drones Use Technology for Spraying, Mapping, Pest Control, Seeding, Remote Sensing, and Precision Agriculture

Agricultural technology uses drones to leverage a data-driven future. Inexpensive sensors, cloud computing and intelligent software used in a drone system hold the potential to transform agriculture and help feed the world’s growing population.

Venture investment in agricultural drones has been strong. Investment of venture capital in agricultural technology start-ups reached $2.06 billion in the first half of 2015, 4.25 billion in 2015 doubling the amount of capital invested in this area in 2014.

Agricultural drones leverage the Internet of things (IoT). IoT brings sensors to supplement images of the land from above, making it possible to communicate and use analytics to understand changes in vegetation.

Digital electronics brings significant change to the ancient manual processes of farming. Markets portend to reach multitrillion-dollar payoff from the emerging technology that increases the production and distribution of food. There are technical and policy issues to leverage the potential of the drone use of the Internet of Things (IoT). Challenges include security, privacy and standards. Hackers can enter apparently secure networks to remotely control engines, brakes and steering. This could create a problem on a farm if the network was hacked.

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Table of Contents


Agricultural Drone Market Driving Forces

Agricultural Drones For Crop Surveillance

Drone Agricultural Inspection and Planting Aerial Systems Market Shares

Agricultural Drone Market Forecasts


1.1 Venture Investment In Agricultural Drones

1.1.1 Agricultural Industrialization

1.1.2 Transparency Benefits Of IoT and Digital Farming

1.2 Smart Drones: Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Description

1.3 Drone Enhanced Capability and Payloads

1.4 Nano Drones Applications

1.4.1 Drone Miniaturization

1.5 Follow Me Drones

1.5.1 US FAA Commercial Drone Permits

1.6 Unmanned Aerial Systems Payloads

1.6.1 Composites Key to Utility

1.6.2 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Agriculture Mapping

1.7 Californian Wine Industry Uses Drones to Refine Sampling of the Vineyard

1.8 Agri-Informatics

1.8.1 Drones Geo-Tag Images And Wirelessly Transmit

1.8.2 Drones Used in Japan for Agriculture


2.1 Agricultural Drone Market Driving Forces

2.1.1 Agricultural Drones For Crop Surveillance

2.2 Drone Agricultural Inspection and Planting Aerial Systems Market Shares

2.2.1 Agriculture Commercial Drone Market Vertical Growth:

2.2.2 Yamaha RMAX

2.2.3 DJI Agricultural Spraying Drone

2.2.4 Prox Dynamics PD-100 Black Hornet

2.2.5 Draganfly Draganflyer X4-P

2.2.6 AscTec Firefly

2.2.7 3D Robotics

2.2.8 AgEagle Aerial Systems Agricultural Crop Map Functions

2.3 Agricultural Drone Market Forecasts

2.3.1 Agricultural Drone Unit Analysis and Unit Forecasts

2.3.2 Agricultural Drone Unit Shipments

2.3.1 Agriculture Surveying Via Drones

2.3.2 Drone Agricultural Surveying

2.3.3 Agricultural Crop Dusting Drones

2.3.4 Agricultural Drone Trends

2.3.5 Agricultural Drones Provide Farmers With Detailed Views

2.4 Drone Shipments

2.4.1 Drone Market Shares and Sector Forecasts

2.4.2 Drone Market Forecasts

2.5 Agricultural Drone Prices

2.6 Drone Systems by Application

2.7 Agricultural Drone Regional Market Analysis

2.7.1 Smart Drone Commercial (UAV) Industry Regional Summary

2.7.2 U.S Accounts for 73 Percent of The Worldwide Research, Development, Test, And Evaluation (RDT&E) Spending On Smart Drone Technology

2.7.3 U.S. State Department Drone Export Guidelines

2.7.4 Canada

2.7.5 Europe

2.7.6 UK Trade in Drones

2.7.7 Drones for the Netherlands

2.7.8 Japan

2.7.9 Sony Drone Services

2.7.10 Japanese Drone Works Inside the Nuclear Power Plant

2.7.11 China

2.7.12 Chinese Smog-Fighting Drones That Spray Chemicals To Capture Air Pollution

2.7.13 China Desires Exports, Steps Up Research In Drones

2.7.14 Chinese Commercial Drones

2.7.15 Singapore

2.7.16 Africa

2.7.17 East Africa

2.7.18 Expansion of US Drone Base in Africa

2.7.19 Ethiopia

2.7.20 Brazil

2.7.21 Morocco

2.7.22 India

2.7.23 Australian Research on Agricultural Drones


3.1 Yamaha Crop Dusting Drones

3.1.1 Yahama

3.1.2 Yamaha RMAX

3.1.3 Yamaha Unmanned Helicopters For Industrial And Research Applications

3.1.4 Yamaha Rmax Helicopter Agricultural Drone For Crop Spraying

3.2 AeroVironment

3.2.1 AeroVironment: RQ-11B Raven for Agriculture

3.2.2 AeroVironment: RQ-11B Raven

3.2.3 AeroVironment Raven Specifications

3.2.4 AeroVironment RQ-20A Puma AE

3.2.5 AeroVironement Ground Control System

3.2.6 BP and AeroVironment FAA-Approved, Commercial Drone Operations Presage Agricultural Applications

3.2.7 AeroVironment Integrated LiDAR Sensor Payload

3.2.8 AeroVironment AV’s Family of Small UAS

3.3 DJI Inspire 1

3.3.1 DJI Technology Chinese Crop Spraying Drone

3.3.2 DJI Technology Turning to the Rural Market

3.3.3 DJI Phantom

3.3.4 DJI Ronin

3.4 3D Robotics

3.4.1 3D Robotics Launches Line of Mapping Drones

3.4.2 3D Robotics

3.5 FT Sistemas

3.5.1 FT Sistemas Drone Applications

3.6 AgEagle

3.6.1 AgEagle Aerial Systems

3.7 Raven Industries

3.7.1 Raven and AgEagle Partner on UAS Solutions for Agriculture

3.8 HoneyComb AgDrones

3.9 Parrot / SenseFly

3.10 Precision Drones

3.11 PrecisionHawk Lancaster Drone Monitors Livestock Temperature To Check For Fever


4.1 Agricultural Research and Technology

4.2 Regulations in the Agricultural Drone Industry

4.2.1 Drone Regulation Exemptions

4.2.2 FAA Plans Final Regulation on Commercial Drone Use by Mid-2016

4.2.3 FAA Approved Drone Projects

4.3 Agricultural Drone Sensors & Capabilities


5.1 3D Robotics

5.1.1 3D Robotics Acquisition of Sifteo

5.2 AeroVironment

5.2.1 AeroVironment Revenue 2015

5.3 AgEagle

5.4 Airogisitic

5.5 Airware

5.5.1 Airware Components of its Aerial Information Platform

5.5.2 Airware’s AIP Business Model

5.5.3 Airware Investment from Intel Capital

5.6 Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC)

5.7 China Aerospace CASC Space Technology

5.7.1 China Aerospace CASC Revenue

5.8 Deveron Resources Ltd

5.8.1 Eagle Scout Drone Imaging

5.9 DJI

5.9.1 DJI Agricultural Spraying Drone

5.9.2 DJI Inspire 1

5.9.3 DJI Technology Chinese Crop Spraying Drone

5.10 FT Sistemas

5.11 Honeycomb

5.12 HUVRData, LLC

5.13 Parrot / Sensefly

5.13.1 Parrot / Sensefly

5.13.2 Parrot/senseFly

5.13.3 Parrot Group / senseFly

5.13.4 Parrot Group senseFly CTI Certified

5.13.5 Parrot Drone First Quarter Sales For 2015 Up 356 Percent

5.14 Precision Drone

5.15 Raven Industries

5.16 Skycatch

5.17 Tekever Drones To Detect Vine Disease

5.17.1 TEKEVER Group drone Project In The Wine-Growing Region Of Minho (North of Portugal)

5.17.2 TEKEVER

5.18 Topcon Positioning Group

5.19 Yahama

5.19.1 Yamaha Crop Dusting Drones

5.20 Yuneec

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