Safety & Security Drones in the US by Equipment, Software and Services

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Sales of Safety & Security Drones to Nearly Double by 2019

Safety and Security Drones

In 2016, safety and security drone sales totaled $145 million. This market represents only a small segment of the greater drones industry, but is expected to see significant gains in both the short and long term. Sales are expected to nearly double through 2019 as new technologies become available and awareness of the benefits of these systems rises. Sales between 2019 and 2022 are projected to see even greater gains, increasing nearly fivefold, as commercialization and usage become more widespread.

Key Findings in the Safety & Security Drones Study:

Rapid Growth of Commercial Drone Technology & Availability to Drive Safety & Security Drone Gains

The majority of drones being used for safety and security applications are those developed for the commercial market. Strict regulations and high costs have limited the adoption of commercial drones compared to the established military segment and the quickly expanding consumer segment. However, the rapid development of commercial technologies, rising awareness of integrating drones into existing security systems, and services to provide actionable intelligence will lead to explosive growth.

Interest in Analytic & Autonomous Technology Will Drive UAV Software Sales

There are a variety of other factors that will support the expected rapid gains in safety and security drone use, including:

  • rising competition and improving economies of scale allowing prices to fall
  • ongoing development of more specialized analytic software and capabilities that allow drone systems to more quickly and efficiently gather crucial data for safety and security applications
  • desire to reduce labor costs and improve worker safety, while relying on automated systems that are often more accurate

Growth is projected to be particularly strong in the software and services segments. Gains in software sales will benefit from evolving research and development into increasingly autonomous systems and video analytics that can detect anomalies in moving feeds, as well as into network security technology that allows the drone systems to resist cyber threats.

Service revenues will benefit from consulting and training services that help end users determine what drone equipment and software suit their application and learn how to operate them. Interest in leasing equipment in order to spread out the cost and benefit from software update agreements will also support gains. In the longer run, outsourced drone operations services are expected to account for a rising share of revenue, but will compete with autonomous software.

Refinement of Drone Regulations are Expected to Ease Concerns & Support Adoption

The evolving regulatory environment will also shape growth of safety and security drone sales. In August 2016, the FAA introduced Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulation Part 107, which lifted stricter rules on the operation of non-hobby drones. Going forward, new regulations that help remove gray areas in the legality of operation – how, why, and where – will encourage wider adoption and limit liability concerns among potential end users.

Study Coverage

This study presents historical demand data for 2016 and forecasts (2019, 2022, and 2028) by segment (equipment, services, software), and discusses opportunities by product, service,application (detaining suspects, explosives detection and removal, firefighting, inspection and safety, patrol, search and rescue, surveillance, traffic management, weather and climate analysis) and market (agriculture and livestock, airports, colleges and universities, construction sites, forestry and logging, industrial facilities, government, oil and gas pipelines, parks, prisons, public venues, residential buildings, seaports and docks). The study also presents analysis on industry competitors including Aeryon Labs, FLIR Systems, Lockheed Martin, Physical Sciences, SZ DJI, Textron, UAV Solutions, and Yuneec International.

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  1. Safety & Security Drones in the US by Equipment, Software and Services

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    1. 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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      1. Figure 1-1 | Key Trends in the US Safety & Security Drone Market

    2. 2 OVERVIEW

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      1. 2.1 Key Findings

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        1. Figure 2-1 | Key Safety & Security Drone Market Factors

      2. 2.2 Safety & Security Drone Market Size

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      3. 2.3 Safety & Security Drone Outlook

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        1. Table | Safety & Security Drone Demand, 2016 – 2028

      4. 2.4 Technology Innovations

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        1. 2.4.1 Autonomous Capabilities

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          1. Table | Sensors Used for Autonomous Object Detection

        2. 2.4.2 Night Vision

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        3. 2.4.3 Anti-Drone Technology

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          1. Table | Anti-Drone Products

      5. 2.5 Legal & Regulatory Factors

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        1. 2.5.1 Overview

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        2. 2.5.2 FAA Modernization and Reform Act

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        3. 2.5.3 Operation of Non-Hobby Drones

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          1. Table | Part 107 Regulations for Commercial Drone Use

        4. 2.5.4 Operator Licensing

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        5. 2.5.5 Limited Operational Areas

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        6. 2.5.6 Privacy Issues

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        7. 2.5.7 Other Legal Considerations

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    3. 3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES

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      1. 3.1 Key Findings

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        1. Figure 3-1 | Key Safety & Security Drone Trends by Segment

      2. 3.2 Safety & Security Drone Equipment

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        1. 3.2.1 Scope

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        2. 3.2.2 Demand

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        3. 3.2.3 Drone Types

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          1. Figure 3-2 | Example of Rotorcraft Drone: SZ DJI's Matrice 210 Quadcopter

          2. Figure 3-3 | Example of Fixed-Wing Drone: Martin UAV's Bat 4

          3. Table | Types of Drones: Advantages & Disadvantages

          4. Figure 3-4 | Example of a Single-Rotor Drone: FLIR Systems' PD-100 Black Hornet 2

          5. Table | Types of Rotorcraft UAVs: Advantages & Disadvantages

          6. Table | Free Flying & Tethered Drones: Advantages & Disadvantages

        4. 3.2.4 Accessories

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        5. 3.2.5 Suppliers

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        6. 3.2.6 Outlook

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      3. 3.3 Safety & Security Drone Operation Services

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        1. 3.3.1 Revenues

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        2. 3.3.2 Service Providers

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        3. 3.3.3 Outlook

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      4. 3.4 Safety & Security Drone Software

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        1. 3.4.1 Demand

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        2. 3.4.2 Software Types

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          1. Table | Examples of Types of Software Used With Safety & Security Drones

        3. 3.4.3 Suppliers

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        4. 3.4.4 Outlook

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    4. 4 APPLICATIONS

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      1. 4.1 Key Findings

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        1. Figure 4-1 | Key Safety & Security Drone Application Trends

      2. 4.2 Detaining Suspects

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        1. 4.2.1 Detaining Suspects: Overview

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          1. Table | Roadblocks to Drone Usage in Detaining Suspects & Possible Solutions

        2. 4.2.2 Detaining Suspects: Leading Technologies

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      3. 4.3 Explosive Detection & Removal

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      4. 4.4 Firefighting

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        1. Figure 4-2 | Airborne Vanguard Drone Used for Detection

      5. 4.5 Inspection & Safety

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        1. Figure 4-3 | senseFly albris Drone for Industrial Applications

      6. 4.6 Patrol

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        1. 4.6.1 Border Patrol

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        2. 4.6.2 Other Patrol Applications

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      7. 4.7 Search & Rescue

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        1. Figure 4-4 | Aeryon SkyRanger Drone for Search & Rescue & Other Public Safety Applications

      8. 4.8 Surveillance

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        1. Table | Surveillance Drone Suppliers

      9. 4.9 Traffic Management

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        1. Figure 4-5 | RCE System's DataFromSky Traffic Drone

      10. 4.10 Weather & Climate Analysis

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        1. Figure 4-6 | QuestUAV's DATAhawk Fixed-Wing Survey Drone for Industrial Applications

    5. 5 MARKETS

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      1. 5.1 Key Findings

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        1. Figure 5-1 | Key Safety & Security Drone Market Trends

      2. 5.2 Agriculture & Livestock

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      3. 5.3 Airports

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      4. 5.4 Colleges & Universities

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      5. 5.5 Construction Sites

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        1. 5.5.1 Construction Sites: Overview

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        2. 5.5.2 Construction Sites: Legal & Regulatory Issues

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        3. 5.5.3 Construction Sites: Suppliers

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      6. 5.6 Forestry & Logging

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      7. 5.7 Industrial Facilities

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        1. Table | Advantages of Drones in Industrial Facilities

      8. 5.8 Government

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        1. 5.8.1 Customs & Border Protection

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        2. 5.8.2 Public Safety Forces

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          1. Table | Public Safety Forces: Applications for Drones

      9. 5.9 Oil & Gas Pipelines

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      10. 5.10 Parks

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      11. 5.11 Prisons

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      12. 5.12 Public Venues

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        1. Table | Surveillance Drone Suppliers

      13. 5.13 Residential Buildings

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        1. Table | Residential Security Drones Under Development

      14. 5.14 Seaports & Docks

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    6. 6 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE & PROFILES

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      1. 6.1 Key Findings

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      2. 6.2 Market Leaders

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        1. 6.2.1 First Tier Market Leaders

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        2. 6.2.2 Second Tier Market Leaders

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      3. 6.3 Mergers & Acquisitions

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        1. Table | Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures

      4. 6.4 Cooperative Agreements

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        1. Table | Selected Cooperative Agreements

      5. 6.5 Profiles

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        1. Table | Safety & Security Drone Market Participants

        2. Table | Aeryon Labs: Key Product Lines

        3. Table | Airborne Drones: Key Product Lines

        4. Table | Airobotics: Key Product Lines

        5. Table | Aptonomy: Key Product Lines

        6. Table | Autel Robotics: Key Product Lines

        7. Table | CyPhy Works: Key Product Lines

        8. Table | Draganfly Innovations: Key Product Lines

        9. Table | Drone Aviation: Key Product Lines

        10. Table | FLIR Systems: Key Product Lines

        11. Table | FLYMOTION Unmanned Systems: Key Product Lines

        12. Table | Hawkeye Innovations: Key Product Lines

        13. Table | Israel Aerospace Industries: Key Product Lines

        14. Table | Kespry: Key Product & Service Lines

        15. Table | Lockheed Martin: Key Product Lines

        16. Table | L3 Technologies: Key Product Lines

        17. Table | Martin UAV: Key Product Lines

        18. Table | Microdrones: Key Product Lines

        19. Table | MicroMultiCopter Aero Technology: Key Product Lines

        20. Table | Nightingale Security: Key Service Lines

        21. Table | Northrop Grumman: Key Product Lines

        22. Table | Parrot: Key Product Lines

        23. Table | Physical Sciences: Key Product Lines

        24. Table | Pixiel Group: Key Product Lines

        25. Table | PrecisionHawk: Key Product Lines

        26. Table | Prioria Robotics: Key Product Lines

        27. Table | QUALCOMM: Key Product Lines

        28. Table | Raytheon: Key Product Lines

        29. Table | Secom: Key Service Lines

        30. Table | Sharp: Key Product Lines

        31. Table | Sunflower Labs: Key Product Lines

        32. Table | SZ DJI Technology: Key Product Lines

        33. Table | Textron: Key Product Lines

        34. Table | TOR Robotics: Key Product Lines

        35. Table | UAS Drone: Key Product Lines

        36. Table | UASUSA: Key Product Lines

        37. Table | UAV Factory: Key Product Lines

        38. Table | UAV Solutions: Key Product Lines

        39. Table | Vanguard Defense Industries: Key Product Lines

        40. Table | VStar Systems: Key Product Lines

        41. Table | Yuneec International: Key Product Lines

      6. 6.6 Other Companies Mentioned in the Study

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    7. 7 APPENDIX

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      1. 7.1 Scope

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        1. Table | Relevant NAICS

      2. 7.2 Methodology

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      3. 7.3 Sources

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      4. 7.4 Associations & Agencies

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      5. 7.5 Related Freedonia Group Studies

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      6. 7.6 Definitions

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      7. 7.7 Abbreviations

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        1. Table | Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study

      8. 7.8 Macroeconomic Assumptions

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        1. 7.8.1 Economic Environment

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          1. Table | Macroeconomic Indicators, 2006 – 2021

          2. Figure 7-1 | Annual Growth in Real GDP, 2000 – 2016, Compared to 1980 – 2005 Average

        2. 7.8.2 Demographic Trends

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          1. Table | Population & Households, 2006 – 2021

          2. Figure 7-2 | Annual Population Growth, 2001 – 2016

      9. 7.9 Public Safety Environment

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        1. 7.9.1 Overview

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        2. 7.9.2 Types of Protection Services

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          1. Table | Public Safety Sector Employment, 2006 – 2021

        3. 7.9.3 Crime

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          1. Figure 7-3 | US Crime Rates, 2006 - 2015

          2. Table | Violent Crime Levels, 2006 – 2015

          3. Table | Property Crime Levels, 2006 – 2015

          4. Table | Incidences of Terrorism in the US, 2006 – 2015

          5. Table | Selected Other Nonconventional Crimes, 2006 – 2015

        4. 7.9.4 Fire

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          1. Table | Fire Levels & Losses, 2006 – 2015

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