DJI Still Dominates Public Safety Sector, Survey Finds

DJI Still Dominates Public Safety Sector, Survey Finds

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Leigh Miller from Toronto, Canada, CC BY-SA 2.0 

A newly launched market survey by AIRT and DRONERESPONDERS reveals that DJI continues to dominate the public safety sector, holding greater than 90% of the market share: whereas Autel Robotics holds the quantity 2 place.

The analysis was carried out by Airborne International Response Team (AIRT), the main 501(c)3 non-profit group supporting the usage of unmanned programs for public security and catastrophe response – and official house of DRONERESPONDERS.

Data collected through the AIRT + DRONERESPONDERS 2021 Public Safety UAS Survey carried out from July 15-31 reveals that when requested “which of the next model(s) of UAS does your public security company or group at present function (verify all of the apply),” 90.36% (422 of the 467 respondents to the query) claimed to be working DJI drones as a part of their fleet.

When taking a look at extra segments inside the knowledge set, the numbers for DJI enhance to 92.06% of legislation enforcement UAS packages and 92.47% of main metropolis public security UAS packages (representing a jurisdiction with a inhabitants of 500K folks or better) saying they function DJI.

The Competition: the Top 5 Brands within the Public Safety Sector

Autel Robotics, an American firm headquartered in Bothell, Washington that’s owned by Autel Intelligent Technology – additionally primarily based in Shenzhen, China, is within the second place as of 2021, with 18.84% (88) of public security UAS departments surveyed  working Autel drones inside their fleet.  “Additionally, 21.16% of legislation enforcement drone packages and 21.51% of main cities drone packages say they’re flying Autel,” says the AIRT analysis press launch.

CA-based Skydio is available in subsequent, at 11.35%; French firm Parrot is available in at 9.85%; and Teledyne FLIR merchandise comply with intently at 9.21%.

When trying on the legislation enforcement phase, the quantity for Skydio drops to 10.05%, whereas Parrot’s proportion climbs barely to match Skydio at 10.05%.  FLIR edges up barely to 9.52%…..The main cities knowledge phase reveals each Skydio and Parrot rising to 16.13% and 11.83% respectively, whereas FLIR plummets to six.45%.

What the Data Means for Drone Manufacturers

“The knowledge makes it relatively clear that value level and technological capabilities proceed to be the driving elements for public security companies working drones, “ mentioned Christopher Todd, Executive Director for AIRT and lead analyst on the survey.  “Despite all of the latest bluster surrounding nation of orgin and the “Blue UAS” initiative, DJI stays the King of the Hill with Autel making noticeable headway in capturing the quantity two place with public security customers.”

“Is it only a coincidence that while you place a DJI Mavic 2 sequence subsequent to an Autel Robotics EVO II you’ll be able to see they share nearly equivalent physique types?” Todd asks.   “These plane are being manufactured by a confirmed and profitable ecosystem — county, metropolis, even manufacturing unit.”