Category: Agriculture

Yamaha RMAX Debuts Commercial Spray Service on Napa Valley Vineyard

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Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., is pleased to announce the inaugural commercial operation of its RMAX remotely piloted helicopter for agriculture spraying service in the U.S. The RMAX flight was completed this week in California for Napa-based Silverado Farming Company, a leading vineyard management company. During its debut the RMAX applied a fungicide for preventative control…

Agribotix™ FarmLens™ Image Processing and Analytics Solution Offered Via WinField’s Answer Tech® Portal

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Agricultural intelligence company, Agribotix™, continues to expand its footprint in North America. The emerging industry leader announced today that its FarmLens™ cloud processing service will be offered via the WinField Answer Tech® agricultural technology portal. Agribotix processes and analyzes agricultural data gathered by drones via its FarmLens™ cloud-based analysis and reporting solution. The resulting intelligence,…

Sentera Brings Precision Scouting Capabilities to DJI Phantom 4 Drone

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Sentera, LLC, a software, sensor, and drone company, announces availability of the Sentera NDVI Single sensor for the DJI Phantom™ 4 drone. The normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) single adds an ultra-lightweight, high-precision NDVI sensor to the Phantom 4, creating a powerful and affordable precision agriculture tool. As with Sentera’s DJI Phantom 3 and Inspire…

DroneDeploy Announces New Agriculture Offering and Business Tier

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By Anya Lamb, Marketing Manager @DroneDeploy Today we’re excited to announce new Ag tools and global subscription plans to better meet the needs of our growing DroneDeploy community. There’s something here for everyone. If you’re an existing customer your subscription just got better! If you’re considering DroneDeploy, get ready to put your drone to work!…

Precisionhawk and DJI deliver easy to use drone and data packages for farmers

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  The pre-assembled package, which includes DJI’s hardware platform plus PrecisionHawk’s flight and analytics software, is seamlessly integrated to provide a cost-effective and easy remote sensing tool for agriculture PrecisionHawk and DJI, global leaders in the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) space, announced Tuesday an exclusive partnership to offer the agriculture market with a complete agricultural…

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…