Drones to drive separation of living space on land and moving space in the sky – Hiroshi Irie, SkyWings
Hiroshi Irie is COO of SkyWings Inc. He has 10 years in business planning of optical lenses at HOYA Corporation, and has a relationship with the drone industry. After that he started working for SkyWings and will work for domestic and foreign companies in drone industry.
What drives you?
Worldwide cooperation of drone companies and matching of advanced technology personnel in Japan.
What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?
I think it is a drone. Besides aerial photographing, it will be useful for agriculture, security, human movement and logistics. It is possible to make linear movement using sky space without obstacles, and considerable cost reduction can be expected.
What kind of impact do you expect them to have?
Separation of living space on land and moving space in the sky.
What are the barriers that might stand in the way?
Regulation and safety
What do you hope people to learn from your presentation?
Increasing number of drones in the world and technical progress of drone in Japan