A Look into the Latest Trends in Drones and Drone Technology in 2022

A new year has started and we want to look into the latest trends in drones as well as in drone technology.

First, we have seen how in the past years, drone usage has grown far and wide, with drones being applied into almost every field. This article by Analytics Insight lists some of those applications of UAVs (drones) and robotics and the latest trends in drones:

  • Agriculture, crop and livestock monitoring, irrigation management, and fertilization are helped by drones
  • Construction and mining is going to be a US$28.3 billion global market for drones
  • Insurance firms are likely to leverage drone technology to provide faster and more accurate property assessments
  • Police forces use drones for a variety of situations[…]
  • In the initial period of the coronavirus outbreak, there was an increase in the demand for drones because these were used to supervise and monitor dense urban areas
  • Read  more here

DJI drones remain popular and top the list for best drones for 2022, according to an article by GISGeography.

  • DJI Mini 2 Drone
  • DJI Mavic Air 2
  • DJI Phantom Pro 4
  • DJI Air 2S
  • DJI Mavic 3 Pro

Other sites/reviews also list DJI drones as topping the best drones, such as Wirecutter, Techradar, and Digital Camera World. DJI clearly remains the undisputed leader of commercial drone manufacturers in 2021, with an estimated global market share between 70%-80%. Read here.

Photo by Dimitris Chapsoulas on Unsplash

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