Valuing Cyber-Physical Bridging Intensity of Drone

  • Jung-Sup Um


Bi-directional coordination between virtual models and the physical system has the potential to improve the operation of diverse social infrastructures (road, building, energy, factory, etc.) through real-time progress monitoring, information exchange, consistency maintenance tracking, and sustainable real-time documentation practices. Two huge industries (IoT and drone) are expected to be closely linked to each other in the future. IoT technology connects physical things in the real world and virtual things in the cyber environment through sensors and communication technologies. It is a future internet infrastructure technology that can provide various services such as data sharing, remote manipulation, object tracking, etc. through the linkage of objects, data, and people in the physical space and virtual space. The purpose of this chapter is to outline advantages and values of drone in comparison to the existing methods in the cyber-physical bridging intensity framework and to explore the realistic potentials between the autonomous driving versus flying.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jung-Sup Um
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  1. 1.Department of GeographyKyungpook National UniversityDaeguKorea (Republic of)

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