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by Dr Charlotte Coles

10 Sep 2021

Drone Technology: The Biggest Disruptive Technology of the Next Decade

Drones are the key technology of the coming two decades. They are used in many different aspects of industry, and commercial use of this technology has never been higher. IDTechEx predicts that the drone market will reach $22Bn+ by 2041, attributed in part to this wide range of use cases, in its market research report - "Drone Market and Industries 2021-2041". This article aims to provide you with an understanding and insight into this market.
13 Aug 2021

Precision Farming Drives Uptake for Drone Technologies

IDTechEx has a detailed market research report on the drone technologies market, "Drone Market and Industries 2021-2041". In this report, IDTechEx combines expert analysis and years of knowledge of this innovative industry to disseminate the most important and critical information into one clear concise market research report. This article discusses the use case of drones in agricultural applications.
02 Jul 2021

Drone Delivery: A Key Area in the Next Two Decades

Drones are used in a number of applications within logistics and delivery, typically in the "last mile of delivery". Drones are being trialed to fulfill the role of deploying and delivering goods and services. This article focuses on drone delivery use cases.
21 May 2021

Fixed-Wing or Rotary: Which is Better?

Drone companies typically fall into one of two categories: Fixed-wing or Rotary drones. These drones typically also have different use cases.
26 Feb 2021

Drone Sensors are Critical to Future Drone Adoption says IDTechEx

Drone sensors are critical to wider drone adoption. IDTechEx forecast that the market for drone sensors will be greater than $2.9Bn by 2031, according to their recent market research report "Drone Market and Industries: 2021-2041"
10 Feb 2021

The Water Industry Needs to Modernize its Networks

The WHO said in 2019 that over 70% of the world's population have access to clean water. Clean water is required by all and is a product that has a direct impact on the consumer. Many companies must meet targets and goals set by their country or industry body with water cleanliness and pollution monitoring. However, unlike the oil and gas industry, the water industry is behind with its uptake of digitization and in the monitoring of networks in many countries across the globe.
15 Jan 2021

Smart Water Networks Able to Detect a Looming Crisis

It is possible with technology to better predict how people use water and monitor its quality. Data brings understanding, and understanding brings better management of a system.
14 Jan 2021

Drones: The Key Technology for the Next Decade

Drones are the key technology of the coming two decades. They are used in many different aspects of industry, and commercial use of this technology has never been higher.
12 Jan 2021

AR/VR/MR: The Critical Technology of the Next Decade

By 2030, IDTechEx predicts the augmented, virtual, and mixed reality market to be over $30Bn. With COVID-19 limiting physical interaction, virtual communication and interaction will be the norm for many years to come.
11 Dec 2020

IDTechEx Forecast Water Sensor Market Will be Worth Over $2bn by 2030

Digital water networks are beginning to see an increase in interest as the hype around these systems grows.
10 Dec 2020

AR VR Technology: The Defining Technology of 2020-2030

Virtual, augmented and mixed reality products have continued to receive high levels of funding and investment during the 2010 decade. IDTechEx predicts that this technology will grow to over $30bn by 2030. This article aims to explain the growth in demand behind this exciting technology.
30 Nov 2020

Virtual Reality: The Most Disruptive Technology of the Next Decade

Virtual reality has already had a major impact in a range of different industries. IDTechEx predicts in its recent market research report that this technology will grow to $8Bn by 2030.