The largest drone service suppliers of 2022

DJI is definitely the world’s greatest drone maker, however who’re the most important corporations really working drones? German-based drone business evaluation firm Drone Business Insights ranked the highest drone service suppliers of 2022 to seek out out.

biggest drone service providers of 2022
Graphic courtesy of Drone Business Insights

DII’s report, launched in November 2022, analyzed 850 drone corporations worldwide, contemplating metrics together with worker dimension, development and public consideration to outline the highest drone service suppliers of 2022. In relation to remote-sensing service suppliers right here had been the highest 5 greatest ones:

  1. Aerodyne Group (primarily based in Kuala Lumpur)
  2. Terra Drone Company  (primarily based in Japan)
  3. Cyberhawk (primarily based in the UK)
  4. Nordic Unmanned (primarily based in Norway)
  5. Subject Group (primarily based in Norway)

The highest three distant sensing drone corporations – Aerodyne, Terra Drone and Cyberhawk — had been additionally the highest three final 12 months in DII’s listing of high drone service suppliers of 2021 and in 2020, although their order has barely switched, with Aerodyne rising as much as the highest this time round.

Aerodyne positions itself as a one-stop-shop for getting you actionable aerial knowledge, promising to plan flights, precise run them, provide help to adjust to regulatory necessities, develop the tactic assertion, carry out job security evaluation and threat identification.

And Aeroodyne has been quickly rising, reportedly with double the variety of workers of second-place Terra Drone, in accordance with DII. That’s no small feat, contemplating Terra Drone itself is big, having accrued $85 million of funding unfold throughout 5 offers since its inception in 2016.

One of many greatest modifications on this 12 months’s listing versus final is Norwegian Nordic Unmanned, which doubled its variety of workers and elevated its rank by 5 spots since ast 12 months (it’s now the fourth largest drone service supplier).

Apparently, one of the best corporations for distant sensing solely function 5 American corporations within the high 20. No U.S. corporations cracked the highest 5.

And whereas distant sensing is a considerably broad matter, most are contained to a couple sectors. Nearly the entire high 20 distant sensing corporations prioritize and are energetic within the Power Business.

“This isn’t solely a serious business when it comes to the significance of utilities and the cash concerned, but additionally in the best way that drone expertise gives distinctive enhancements to effectivity, security and financial savings of each money and time,” in accordance with a press release from DII.

Individually, DII additionally analyzed the highest 5 drone supply service suppliers. Discover out the greatest drone supply corporations of 2022 right here.