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Commercial UAV Expo 2017: Analysts project ‘lumpy and bumpy’ drone growth

26th October 2017 - 09:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Las Vegas


Speaking at this week’s Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas industry analysts addressed some conflicting projections regarding the potential size of the drone market.

Two analysts who shared their perspectives directly with expo attendees were Mike Blades of Frost & Sullivan and Colin Snow (pictured), of Skylogic Research.

Blades offered his vision on where there will be specific opportunities in the drone market, stating that there would be 'some significant growth'. 

However, Blades cautioned that it would be ‘unlikely to lead up to the hype' and said that the opportunities will lie in developing a drone ecosystem and in providing

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a former US Army officer and the author of several thousand articles …

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