World and Japan drone market – Presented by Hiroshi Irie, SkyWings

World and Japan drone market – Presented by Hiroshi Irie, SkyWings, at the Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference, on 20 March 2018 at the North Carolina Global TransPark, USA. Read the interview

We issued a prediction of the number of drone units in the world(~2025). I would like to explain this and what kinds of companies are working on establishing drone technology in each field in Japan.

About Hiroshi Irie
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

About SkyWings Inc.
Engaged in the development of the unmanned aerial vehicle industry in Japan. A member of the Japan Cabinet Office ‘s unmanned aeronautical civil society council, JUAV, JUTM and many other organizations conducting drone system design in Japan

About Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference
This 6th edition of the conference organized by Jakajima will be hosted by US Cargo and North Carolina Global Transpark and is supported by Platform Unmanned Cargo Aircraft.

Scope: The Conference aims to bring together manufacturers, operators, knowledge institutes, consultants and government organizations active in the upcoming field of unmanned cargo aircraft.

Unmanned Cargo Aircraft (UCA) are a relatively new phenomenon; the first UCA service is to be started in Kenya this year. UCA offer the potential to transport loads of 1 to 10 tons or more over both short and long distances, on routes that are unfeasible or uneconomical for other modes of transport.

During the conference, internationally renowned speakers will introduce UCA development projects and potential applications.

Topics to be covered are:

  • UCA business models: how to earn money with UCA?
  • UCA configurations: what could – and should – UCA look like?
  • Regulation: where are UCA allowed to fly, and under which conditions?
  • Societal benefits: what can UCA contribute to economic and social development?
  • Industrial participation: how can UCA contribute to innovation and what opportunities do they generate for new enterprises?
  • Market analysis

Target group: Shippers | Carriers | Harbour authorities | Research institutions | Military | Ship manufacturers | System Integrators | ICT suppliers | Logistic service suppliers | Entrepreneurs | Investors | Airports | Governmental Institutions | Cargo Companies | Fulfilment companies | Retailers | E-tailers | Consultants

It is a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and network with this pioneering community of unmanned cargo researchers, engineers, business developers and end-users.

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