In 2019, the number of aerial images taken from drones is expected to cross 100 million. Over 30 million acres of land will be mapped using drones for an array of industrial purposes. Drones, which were born and earned distinction on the battlefield, are now gradually finding their way into the civilian airspace.
Over the past decade, the United States and China took highly measured steps to mainstream drone technology, resulting in a healthy infusion of capital into the industry. India has also begun treading prudently in the sector, announcing its formal entry into the fray in 2018, which was a historic moment for the industry at large.
The rapid adoption of UAV technology would entail the release of a comprehensive and futuristic regulatory framework in India. Read More