Drone Industry Insights, the German market research and analytics firm has just published their annual Drone Type Ranking (U.S.) and DJI continues to be the clear leader. Will the consumer drone leader be able to maintain their leadership position with the emergence of the commercial marketplace? Time will tell but major industry competitor Parrot has been active in commercial announcements this month.
“Today, nobody doubts the monopoly position of the Chinese drone manufacturer DJI when it comes to the number of certified drones. So, how exciting can a drone type ranking be then? Well, it will be proof of what everyone knows anyway – but the numbers are quite impressive. DJI occupies nine of the top 10 ranks – with around 4200 commercially operated units among the TOP20 – only interrupted by the SenseFly ebee ranked eighth.”
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Alan is serial entrepreneur, active angel investor, and a drone enthusiast. He co-founded DRONELIFE.com to address the emerging commercial market for drones and drone technology. Prior to DRONELIFE.com, Alan co-founded Where.com, ThinkingScreen Media, and Nurse.com. Recently, Alan has co-founded Crowditz.com, a leader in Equity Crowdfunding Data, Analytics, and Insights. Alan can be reached at alan(at)dronelife.com