If you’re new to the world of drones, you’ve got a lot still to learn. Many people think they’re just for fun, or something you might play with for a few hours then forget about. That’s not really the case anymore. Drones actually have tons of solutions for the real world and that looks set to continue.
Amazing Uses for Drones
In this article, we’re going to look at seven different applications that helped drone technology take a number of different industries by storm. From logistics to agriculture, droning has helped drag a few different industries into the 21st century.
According to Dronethusiast.com, here are seven ways drones can be used.
1. They Can be Used to Advertise
Think of billboards, but hovering ones. Or planes that tow a message. Now, drones have started being used to hold adverts in the air, normally at special or busy events. The advertising industry has seen a lot of innovations in the last few years and drones are another great way to get more people to see their brands.
2. They Can be Used by Architects and Builders to Plan More Easily
Drones have been popular in the construction industry for a few years now. While they don’t actually help with building labor (yet!), they’re great for helping during the planning process, and for analyzing how a build is going.
Aerial imagery used to be expensive as firms would have to hire manned aircraft. This priced a lot of smaller construction firms out of the process. Now you can get real-time imagery of a build or potential site quickly and easily, and at a fraction of the cost.
3. They Can be Used to Clean Windows
Another area that’s seen huge help from drones is window cleaning. These might not be worth it for standard residential cleaners, but they’re a big help for someone trying to clean high-rises. Those jobs are potentially dangerous, time-consuming and expensive. Now you can simply send a cleaning drone up and control it from the safety of the ground.
4. They Can be Used to Provide Security
Whether you’re thinking neighborhood watch, local security or small police forces drones now have the ability to follow criminals or simply provide a deterrent without the huge costs associated with traditional surveillance aircraft.
5. They Can Help Farming a Lot
Drones have also made a big impact on farming and agriculture. You can now spread pesticide or water crops with ease, and without expensive crop planes.
6. They Can be Used to Herd Cattle
Another agriculture use for drones is that they can actually herd cattle!
7. They Can be Used in a Warehouse Instead of People
In big warehouses or packing centers that have lots of tall shelving, drones have also made an impact. You don’t have to pay employees to go up big ladders, you can get it all done with drones, quickly, easily and cost-effectively.
Drones have made an impact on a number of different industries, and that looks set to continue over the next decade or so.