Where are all the security drones?

Are drones a new growth opportunity for the security industry or are there too many barriers to entry?

/ September 20, 2017

What’s behind the robust growth in industrial robots?

Recent industry figures for industrial robots have once again put the market in the spotlight. So much so, the topic has remained a key theme of trade shows, conferences and forums all over the world. But why is the topic so favored? And what makes people so excited when robots...

/ September 18, 2017
The Commercial UAV Market in 2022 – Our Predictions

Commercial Drones in 2022 – Our Predictions

The fledgling commercial UAV industry may be small today, but it is forecast for tremendous growth and transformation over the next five years. We created the below infographic based on our recent report  to show some of our key predictions for the outlook for commercial drones in 2022. You can...

/ September 13, 2017

Intel announces “Insight” data platform for enterprise UAV customers – partners with Delair

On September 6th at Interdrone 2017, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich revealed a new data analytics platform called Intel Insight during his keynote speech. Having a drone hardware offering which is coupled with an Intel data platform brings considerable credibility which could allow for faster penetration for drone hardware vendors into...

/ September 12, 2017
Commercial UAV technology

Technology and infrastructure developments fuelling commercial UAV market growth

A series of important technology and infrastructure milestones are in reach which could enable the rapid growth and adoption of commercial UAVs. In the latest Interact Analysis market research study – here – we have identified a series of technologies and the likely time and importance of them to the...

/ September 7, 2017
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Will commercial drones consumerize and commoditize?

The use of UAVs (drones) in commercial applications really began with the media sector and the implementation of ‘prosumer’ (professional-consumer) type UAVs that were easy to fly by any photographer. Now the number of use cases for drones in commercial applications is ballooning. From supporting police and fire service, to...

/ August 7, 2017
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Yamaha: will alliances bear fruit or is the Ag drone pioneer at risk of a drought?

Yamaha is well established in the agricultural market with over 2500 unmanned helicopters performing agricultural spraying in Japan and other Asian countries. In recent months Yamaha has announced two new business alliances. The first with Enroute (a Japanese commercial drone manufacturer) will see the two companies share product and commercial information....

/ July 5, 2017
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Softbank to Acquire Robotics Division from Alphabet: our take

The details Late last week it was announced, without much ceremony, that Softbank Group would be acquiring Boston Dynamics and Schaft, collectively the robotics division of Google-parent, Alphabet. The terms of the deal are undisclosed. Recently Interact Analysis has written about both Alphabet’s industrial strategy and Softbank’s wide range of...

/ June 12, 2017
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Mass market adoption of automotive sensors to drive lower-cost UAV ‘sense and avoid’

The rapid increase in use of sensors in automotive for safety applications and autonomous driving is providing the catalyst for much needed advances in the use of ‘sense and avoid’ for UAVs. As millions of cars and trucks are fitted with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), the cost of the...

/ June 6, 2017