Here are Chris Anderson’s predictions for the most exciting, disruptive developments coming in drone technology over the next three years. As entrepreneurs and investors, these are the areas you should be focusing on, as the business opportunities are tremendous.
1. Drones are increasingly based on cutting-edge smartphone technology (Qualcomm Snapdragon platform).
2. Computer vision, sense-and-avoid and optical tracking become standard in consumer drones.
3. Major software companies integrate drone data into core offerings, taking “reality capture” mainstream.
4. Drones surpass satellites in amount of data gathered and used.
5. Drones become like Wi-Fi.