In the past, private investigators had to put a lot of resources (and in some cases their life) on the line, to solve problems. Today, technology has led to an evolution in the way private investigators do their jobs. Social media, security cameras, cell phones, and more recently, drones means that many investigators no longer have to engage in physical surveillance.

Drones have been around for a while but they are still only just growing in popularity. In the West, the use of drones has been in the news for various reasons. While many use them for recreational purposes, various arms of law enforcement and crime investigation units are using them to fast track closure in tough cases.
Drones have allowed general consumers access to angles and shows that previously required a helicopter coupled with great expense – Luke Cairns,
“The market for drone technology and aerial surveillance is constantly expanding and […]