Motion Arts Pro - Around the Net | Trending, 2: Drone Sales Exploded 117 Percent in 2016

By: David Schonauer
Publish Date: April 20, 2017, 6:35 a.m.
Source: PetaPixel

The drone industry is still growing at a fast pace, notes PetaPixel: In 2016, drone sales in the U.S. increased by117 percent, according to a newly released report from market-research firm NPD Group. The fastest selling drones were those priced at over $1,000, which includes DJI’s popular Phantom line. Drones with intelligent autopilot features sold five times faster than drones without it, and drones with intelligent-follow capabilities sold 19 times faster.