“Drones overall will be more impactful than I think people recognize, in positive ways to help society.” – Bill Gates
Unmanned aerial systems are being used for assets inspections by a growing number of industries throughout the world. Using drones for asset inspection provides a number of substantial improvements over the traditional inspection methods, including benefits to safety, efficiency, and data quality.
We used our social media management platform,myrosys, to analyze social media conversations or buzz around drones and drones industry and analyzed the user sentiments. Here are our findings:
Word cloud shows the prominent keywords used on various social media platforms after monitoring “Drone inspections”, “Wind turbine inspections”, and “Drone Industry” keywords. We discovered that “Drones”, “Companies,” “Inspections”, “Technology” and “Industries” were used most prominently on the social media platforms.
Sentiment Analysis of the posts shows a neutral sentiment of users, whereas word sentiment analysis shows a positive sentiment.
Posts on Twitter got the largest number of likes and engagement by the users.
Top retweeted posts show that there is a little buzz around Drone industry on Social Media. In these conversations, people usually talk about government initiatives and the steps taken to promote this industry.
Even though they are still in infancy, drones have shown huge potential for the future of inspection. And as the drone inspection industry grows, there will be more buzz and conversations on social media related to drone inspections. Of course, there are regulations to follow and the legislation is a bit unclear, but drones have a huge potential in inspections.
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