Category: Agriculture

Sentera Delivers 4K, High-Megapixel Imaging to Commercial and Industrial Drones

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Sentera, LLC, a leading provider of sensors, data management software and integrated drone platforms, today introduced its Double 4K sensor, bringing a small, fully-customizable twin-imager sensor to the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry. The rugged, high-throughput Double 4K sensor is designed for use in harsh environments, with configuration options tailored for use in precision agriculture…

SLANTRANGE Secures $5M to Scale Sensor and Analytics Technology for Agricultural Drones

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SLANTRANGE, pioneers of a smarter approach to aerial remote sensing and analytics for agriculture, today announced its $5 million Series A equity financing from a consortium of investors led by The Investor Group, a leading San Diego based investment firm. The funding will accelerate the development and scaling of SLANTRANGE’s proprietary drone sensor and analytics…

Draganfly Innovations adds GLONASS Support to Supplement GPS, Improving UAS Geolocation Accuracy and Reliability

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Draganfly Innovations announced today the addition of support for GLONASS satellite navigation, which will provide higher accuracy and function in more locations than GPS alone. GLONASS (GLObal NAvigation Satellite System) is a Russian space-based navigation system similar to GPS. Both systems consist of orbiting satellites that transmit reference signals that allow portable receivers to determine…

NTT Docomo invests in drone tech company PrecisionHawk

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NTT Docomo Ventures has made an investment through the investment fund it operates in Canada-headquartered PrecisionHawk, a provider of services for data collection using drones, a data analysis system and a safety platform for drones. No financial details related to thefunding have been released. PrecisionHawk provides data collection and analysis services using drones with all…

Innovate Indiana Fund part of $18M financing for PrecisionHawk, maker of unmanned aerial vehicles

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The Innovate Indiana Fund is among more than a half-dozen investors to participate in an $18 million funding round for PrecisionHawk Inc., a rapidly expanding maker of unmanned aerial vehicles — also known as UAVs — and software that collects and analyzes terrestrial data for commercial use. The Series C capitalization includes new investors Verizon…

Sentera Transforms INSPIRE Drone into Affordable Precision Scouting Tool

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Commercial Drone Quickly Captures Precise NDVI Crop Health Data Minneapolis, MN: Sentera, LLC, a software, sensor, and drone company is making precise crop health and normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) data affordable to every grower. Sentera developed the capability to transform new or existing DJI INSPIRE™ drones into precision agriculture scouting tools while retaining full…

CropZoomer Joins Delft Aerial Robotics

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Delft Aerial Robotics (DAR) announced today that it has expanded its portfolio to include a new company, CropZoomer. CropZoomer was founded as a joint venture between DAR, Aurea Imaging and 33 Investments in order to solve challenges in making sense of drone data in the large scale agriculture industry. In particular, CropZoomer will address the…

SkySquirrel Technologies Closes $1 Million Investment Round

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Halifax-based SkySquirrel Technologies has closed a $1-million investment round as it enhances its drone-based technology for monitoring and improving crop health and enters new markets. The round includes a $500,000 investment from Innovacorp, Nova Scotia’s early stage venture capital organization, and $500,000from an undisclosed Ontario-based private investor. “This investment will let us ramp up to…

Event 38 Introduces the E386 Complete Agricultural Drone Solution

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Long endurance drone and ten new apps improve yields, save money and manage farm operations Akron, Ohio – Event 38, www.event38.com a leading manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles for business announced the release of itsE386 Agricultural Drone Solution today. By combining its rugged, long endurance fixed wing E386 drone bundled with ten new apps on…

Multispectral imaging with QuestUAV, Micasense and PIX4D Mapper Pro

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Multispectral crop monitoring has proven to be a vital aspect of successful agricultural operations. QuestUAV’s new industrial grade compact mapper Q-100 DATAhawk, combined with the multi-spectral MicaSense RedEdge sensor, opens up new doors to maximize agricultural productivity. The QuestUAV Q-100 DATAhawk is rugged, reliable and allows easy and safe operation in open and confined environments.…