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Changing Drone Regulations Are a Major Market Opportunity for Technology and Service Providers

Published: 26 February 2018

ID: G00348278

Analyst(s): Aapo Markkanen


Aerial drones are one of the hottest IoT applications right now, but at the same time, their use is also extensively regulated. This document analyzes how changes to key regulations impact the drone market and what opportunities they represent to technology product management leaders.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • UTM Systems Automate Approvals for Flights in Restricted Areas and BVLOS, Representing an Opportunity for TSPs That Can Enable the New Use Cases
  • Regulators Will Require More Extensive Registration, Identification and Geofencing of Drones, Which Creates a New Market for TSPs With Relevant Resources

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