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How Drones Are Impacting the Professional Sports Industry

DRONELIFE‘s Malek Murison examines the role that drones are playing in professional sports.

He writes, “From American football to soccer, intricate tactics and step by step team moves are often the difference between winning and losing games. And as these industries have moved far beyond being ‘just a game’ and into the territory of big, billion-dollar business, it’s no surprise that elite teams around the world are experimenting with drone technology. Even the smallest advantage can have huge implications. Aerial photographers and professional pilots will be well aware of the clarity of footage you can achieve with a decent drone. That’s exactly why several leading sports teams from around the world have invested in drones to help record training sessions. This is where the tactical work is done, and it’s here that being able to see things from a different perspective can be beneficial to coaches.”

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