Drone Sensor Market by Type (Inertial Sensors, Distance Sensors, Pressure Sensors, Image Sensors, Position Sensors), by Application (Disaster Management, Precision Agriculture), by Region (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Middle East & Africa, South America) – Global Forecast From 2019 To 2024

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Drone Sensors Market Summary

The global drone sensors market is estimated to reach USD 987.5 Million in 2024 at a CAGR of 23.6%. Increasing need for high resolution imaging for navigation and mapping and rising advancement in drones are expected to drive the drone sensors market during the forecast period. However, lack of awareness regarding drone systems is expected to restrain the market during the forecast period. Drones for fully autonomous loading and offloading of the shipment is expected to become an opportunity for drone sensors market during the forecast period.  

Drone is also known as unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is a flying device consists of onboard sensors and global positioning system (GPS) mechanism which can be controlled remotely by the user. The specific type of sensors that a user will require for the specific applications in which the drones will be used and specific data will be collected during drone flight. Key players in drone sensors market are Robert Bosch GmbH (Bosch Sensortec GmbH), TE Connectivity Ltd, Raytheon Company, TDK Corporation, Infineon Technologies AG, PrecisionHawk, Sparton, Lord Microstrain, FLIR Systems, Inc., and SlantRange, Inc.
Drone Sensor Market

Drone Sensors Market Report Synopsis

This market research report offers a comprehensive analysis of key market trends in the global drone sensors market. It includes detailed discussion on historical market trends, current market dynamics, consumer landscape, growth opportunities and challenges backed by factful feedbacks. On the basis of type, the drone sensors market can be segmented into inertial sensors, distance sensors, pressure sensors, image sensors, position sensors, and others. By application, the market can be segmented into aerial photography, shipping & delivery, geographic mapping, disaster management, precision agriculture, search and rescue, weather forecast, wildlife monitoring, law enforcement, entertainment, and Others.   


The report on the drone sensors market covers a deep dive analysis of historic, recent and current market trends. Furthermore, market share/ranking analysis of key players, market dynamics, competition landscape, country wise analysis for each region covered and the entire supply chain dynamics are covered through the below segmentation.

Report Features


Historical/Estimated/Forecasted Market Size Years


Base Year for Market Calculation


Forecasted Period

2019-2024 (2019 estimated year, forecasted up to 2024)

Measured Units

Value (USD Million) Volume (USD Million)

Segments Included

Type and Applications

Regional Coverage

Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Middle East & Africa, South America

Companies Covered

  • Robert Bosch GmbH (Bosch Sensortec GmbH) (Company Description, Company Overview, Product Synopsis, Key Developments, SWOT Analysis)
  • TE Connectivity Ltd
  • Raytheon Company
  • TDK Corporation
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • PrecisionHawk
  • Sparton
  • Lord Microstrain
  • FLIR Systems, Inc.
  • SlantRange ,Inc.
  • Sentera, Inc.
  • Other key Companies

DRONE SENSORS Market report segmentation

For the scope of report, In-depth segmentation is offered by Forencis Research

Drone Sensors Market by Type

  • Inertial Sensors
    • Gyroscope
    • Accelerometer
    • Magnetometer
    • Others
  • Distance Sensors
    • Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR)
    • Radio Detection and Ranging (RADAR)
    • Ultrasonic Sensors
  • Pressure Sensors
    • Barometric Pressure Sensors
    • Differential Pressure Sensors
  • Image Sensors
    • Thermal Sensors
    • Infrared Sensors
  • Position Sensors
  • Others

Drone Sensors Market, by Application

  • Aerial Photography
  • Shipping & Delivery
  • Geographic Mapping
  • Disaster Management
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Search and Rescue
  • Weather Forecast
  • Wildlife Monitoring
  • Law Enforcement
  • Entertainment
  • Others

DRONE SENSORS Market by Region

  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • India
    • Taiwan
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • UK
    • Spain
    • Switzerland
    • Rest of Europe
  • Middle East and Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America

Key Questions answered by the report

  • What are the major developments impacting the drone sensors market and its growth?
  • What will be the effects of the developments in the drone sensors market on the industry and on the market players in the near and far future?
  • What are the evolving types of the drone sensors market?
  • What are the evolving applications of drone sensors market?
  • What are the major characteristics that will affect the drone sensors market growth during the study period?
  • Who are the key players operating in the drone sensors market?
  • How are the major players leveraging in the existing market conditions?

Report Audience

  • Drone Sensors Market Providers
  • Drone Sensors Market Solution and Services Suppliers, Distributors and Dealers
  • End-Users of Varied Segments of Drone Sensors Market
  • Government Bodies and Intellectual Institutions
  • Associations and Industrial Organizations
  • Research & Consulting Service Providers
  • Research & Development Organizations
  • Investment Banks & Private Equity Firms



1.1       Research Objectives

1.2       Market Definition

1.3       Research Scope

1.4       Regional Coverage

1.5       Research Timeline

1.6       Assumptions

1.7       Limitations


2.1       Introduction

2.2       Primary Research

                                  2.2.1    Key Industry Expert Insight

2.3       Secondary Research

                                  2.3.1    Vital Data from Secondary Sources

2.4       Market Size Estimation

2.5       Data Validation & Triangulation



4.1       Introduction

4.2       Drivers

                                 4.2.1.    Increasing Need for High Resolution Imaging for Navigation and Mapping

                                 4.2.2.    Rising Advancement in Drones

4.3       Restraints

                                 4.3.1.    Lack of Awareness Concerning Drone Systems

4.4       Opportunities

                                 4.4.1.    Drones for Fully Autonomous Loading and Offloading of the Shipment

4.5       Challenges

                                 4.5.1.    High Initial Cost


5.1       Introduction

                                 5.1.1.    Power of Buyers

                                 5.1.2.    Power of Suppliers

                                 5.1.3.    Intensity of Competition

                                 5.1.4.    Challenges of Substitutes

                                 5.1.5.    Challenges of New Entrants

5.2       Macro-Economic Indicators

6      GLOBAL DRONE SENSORS MARKET BY TYPE, Market Size in USD Million and Units (2017—2024)

6.1       Introduction

6.2       Inertial Sensors

                                  6.2.1    Gyroscope

                                  6.2.2    Accelerometer

                                  6.2.3    Magnetometer

                                  6.2.4    Others

6.3       Distance Sensors

                                  6.3.1    Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR)

                                  6.3.2    Radio Detection and Ranging (RADAR)

                                  6.3.3    Ultrasonic Sensors

6.4       Pressure Sensors

                                  6.4.1    Barometric Pressure Sensors

                                  6.4.2    Differential Pressure Sensors

6.5       Image Sensors

                                  6.5.1    Thermal Sensors

                                  6.5.2    Infrared Sensors

6.6       Position Sensors

6.7       Others

7      GLOBAL DRONE SENSORS MARKET BY APPLICATION, Market Size in USD Million (2017—2024)

7.1       Introduction

7.2       Aerial Photography

7.3       Shipping & Delivery

7.4       Geographic Mapping

7.5       Disaster Management

7.6       Precision Agriculture

7.7       Search and Rescue

7.8       Weather Forecast

7.9       Wildlife Monitoring

7.10     Law Enforcement

7.11     Entertainment

7.12     Others

8      GLOBAL DRONE SENSORS MARKET BY REGION, Market Size in USD Million (2017—2024)

8.1       North America

                                  8.1.1    US

                                  8.1.2    Canada

                                  8.1.3    Mexico

8.2       Europe

                                  8.2.1    Germany

                                  8.2.2    France

                                  8.2.3    Italy

                                  8.2.4    UK

                                  8.2.5    Spain

                                  8.2.6    Switzerland

                                  8.2.7    Rest of Europe

8.3       Asia-Pacific

                                  8.3.1    China

                                  8.3.2    Japan

                                  8.3.3    India

                                  8.3.4    South Korea

                                  8.3.5    Taiwan

                                  8.3.6    Rest of Asia-Pacific

8.4       Middle East

                                  8.4.1    Saudi Arabia

                                  8.4.2    UAE

                                  8.4.3    Rest of Middle East

8.5       South America

                                  8.5.1    Brazil

                                  8.5.2    Argentina

                                  8.5.3    Rest of South America


9.1       Introduction

9.2       Market Ranking/Share Analysis of Key Companies

9.3       Company Benchmarking


10.1     Robert Bosch GmbH (Bosch Sensortec GmbH)

                                10.1.1    Company Overview

                                10.1.2    Financial Overview

                                10.1.3    Products/Solutions/Services Offered

                                10.1.4    Key Developments

                                10.1.5    SWOT Analysis

10.2     TE Connectivity Ltd

10.3     Raytheon Company

10.4     TDK Corporation

10.5     Infineon Technologies AG

10.6     PrecisionHawk

10.7     Sparton

10.8     Lord Microstrain

10.9     FLIR Systems, Inc.

10.10  SlantRange, Inc.

10.11  Sentera, Inc.

10.12  Other Key Companies


11.1     Key Industry Expert Insights

11.2     Primary Discussion Guide

11.3     Customization Options

Note1: Tentative table of contents, may get updated during the course of research.

Note2: Company financial information is subject to availability in public domain




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