Commercial Drone Sensors Market By Type (Image Sensors (CMOS based 3D camera sensors), Lidar Sensors, Radar Sensors, GPS & GNSS Sensors, Infrared & Thermal Sensors, Current Sensors, Pressure Sensors, Inertial Sensors), By Application (Photography & Cinematography, Collision Avoidance & Distance Measurement,Inspection & Surveillance), Industry Trends, Estimation & Forecast, 2018 - 2025

August 2018

 Pages: 182

 ERC 9335


Commercial Drone Sensors Market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 28.2% during the forecast period of 2018 to 2025.

The world has witnessed a sudden hike in the popularity of UAVs in the recent past, owing to continuous technological developments and rising demands for dealing with complicated and hazardous tasks in an easy and safe manner. Earlier, drones were merely used for military operations and strategic surveillances, but today, these versatile machines have found their way in numerous other application areas. In 2017, around 2.5 million drones were sold all over the world. Out of this, drones for commercial usage account for a meagre sales of 0.2 million units which is 8% of the market volume. Smart UAVs are the next big revolution in UAV technology promising to provide new opportunities in different applications, especially in civil infrastructure. To conduct all such operations and activities, a drone must be equipped with highly developed and accurate imaging & sensing systems. Usually, commercial drones are typically used for aerial photography and still photography, which requires basic CMOS or CCD based cameras. However, in the current scenario, the increasing level of industrial intricacies and high requirement for automation, has led to the advent of advanced, light and highly efficient sensing technologies within the UAV systems.


Market determinants- impact analysis

Increasing government initiatives for promoting precision agriculture and rising level of awareness among the farmers regarding the usage of agriculture drones for crop health analysis are acting as the major factors which are eventually boosting the market growth. A rapid growth of industrialization is also a major propelling force which is catalyzing the demand for infrared and thermal imaging sensors. Industries dealing with heavy duty machines, chemicals, gases, and high temperatures require extensive inspection and surveillance in order to keep the operations updated and avoid any kind of major accidents. However, current UAVs technologies are quite immature, as compared to manned aerial vehicles, in terms of automatic sensing, detecting and avoiding hindrance such as power lines, bushes, trees, towers and even birds. Moreover, challenges regarding power consumption of IR sensors, charging issues, collision avoidance and network security might hinder the growth of the very market segment. Additionally, stringent regulations regarding the usage of drones is also a major hindrance for the market growth. However, strategic collaborations between the major sensor manufacturing companies and drone manufacturers is expected to pave the way for lucrative opportunities for the market players to strengthen their roots within the market.

The report provides detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the commercial drone sensors market. Market size and forecast in terms of value and volume has been provided for the period - (2017 - 2025), for the segment namely type in each of the major regions.

Commercial Drone Sensors Market Player Analysis –

The report presents detailed analysis of major players operating in commercial drone sensors market. Few of them include First Sensor, Teledyne Technologies Inc., FLIR Systems, Triple-IN GmbH, ON Semiconductor, SICK AG, Olympus, Velodyne LiDAR, BOSCH, Leica Geosystems, Sony, TE Connectivity, and Toshiba. A detailed coverage on these market players with information on their revenue from commercial drone sensors business, market share, gross margin and their growth strategies have been provided in the report.

Market Segmentation

Commercial drone sensors market is segmented on the basis of type, application, and geography. On the basis of type, the market is categorized into image sensors (CMOS based 3D camera sensors), LiDAR sensors, radar sensors, GPS & GNSS sensors, infrared & thermal sensors, current sensors, pressure sensors, inertial sensors, and others. By application the market is segregated into photography & cinematography, inspection & surveillance, collision avoidance & distance measurement, and others. Geographical coverage has been provided for each of the major regions including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World.

Commercial Drone Sensors Market Segmentation

By Type
• Image Sensors (CMOS based 3D camera sensors)
• Lidar Sensors
• Radar Sensors
• GPS & GNSS Sensors
• Infrared & Thermal Sensors
• Current Sensors
• Pressure Sensors
• Inertial Sensors
• Others

By Application
• Photography & Cinematography
• Collision Avoidance & Distance Measurement
• Inspection & Surveillance
• Others

By Geography
• North America
• U.S.
• Canada
• Mexico
• Europe
• U.K.
• France
• Germany
• Italy
• Rest of Europe
• Asia-Pacific
• China
• Japan
• India
• Rest of APAC
• Rest of the World
• Latin America
• Middle East & others

Commercial Drone Sensors Market Key Players

• First Sensor
• Raytheon
• Trimble
• Teledyne Technologies Inc.
• FLIR Systems
• Triple-IN GmbH
• ON Semiconductor
• Olympus
• Velodyne LiDAR
• Leica Geosystems
• Sony
• TE Connectivity
• Toshiba
• Sparton Navex
• Systron Donner Inertial
• Leddartech
• Sensirion
• Questuav
• UTC Aerospace Systems
• Swift Navigation

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