Agriculture

120+ students through flight school for UAV owners

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by Simon Chester UPG, local Trimble distributor, has proudly announced that it has had more than 120 students attend and pass its CASA certified flight school for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). The five day course – which UPG claims is the quickest of its kind in Australia – takes…

Dreams of drone-assisted farming are taking flight

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By Michelle Locke, Associated Press Once strictly a military machine, drones have been slowly moving into civilian life. Civil rights groups have raised concerns over possible invasions of privacy, especially in the context of law enforcement use, but the Napa…

VineView and SkySquirrel Debut Drone at Rootstock

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St. Helena, Napa Valley and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, November 2014 —- VineView-SAI, Inc., a St. Helena-based remote sensing company established in 1999, is partnering with SkySquirrel Technologies Inc. (SST), a commercial Unmanned Aerial System (drone) company based in Nova…

A Brain-Inspired Chip Takes to the Sky

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By Tom Simonite There isn’t much space between your ears, but what’s in there can do many things that a computer of the same size never could. Your brain is also vastly more energy efficient at interpreting the world visually or…

AgEagle introduces new UAV operations management system

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AgEagle, LLC., announced its new Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) automation and post-flight data processing via its new AgEagle RAPID, an advanced and comprehensive UAV operations management system specifically developed for professional agronomists and crop consultants. Imagine heading out into the…