TAG: agriculture

Vertical RTK system increases accuracy for agriculture

December 19, 2016By
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Trimble has launched a patent-pending VerticalPoint RTK system for grade control in agriculture. VerticalPoint RTK provides significantly enhanced vertical accuracy and stability of standard single-baseline RTK systems reducing the downtime and costly delays experienced by many agriculture land improvement contractors today. VerticalPoint RTK is available in North America and Australia as an unlock on the Trimble FmX integrated and TMX-2050... read more

NovAtel announces VEXXIS family of GNSS antennas

September 16, 2016By
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NovAtel has introduced its new VEXXIS series of GNSS antennas. NovAtel made the announcement at ION GNSS+, which is being held this week in Portland, Oregon. The VEXXIS series includes two lines of antennas, the new GNSS-800 series and the GNSS-500 series introduced earlier this year. The series offers the latest advancements in GNSS antenna technology for multi-constellation and multifrequency... read more

DJI partners with Measure to promote commercial drone industry

July 5, 2016By

Measure, a United States’ commercial operator of drones, and DJI, manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles, are partnering to pair advanced UAV technology with operational excellence so commercial enterprise customers can achieve their most demanding business goals. “Our partnership with DJI allows Measure to enhance technical capability and scale business operations across all verticals,” said Measure CEO Brandon Torres Declet. “This alliance will allow... read more

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Eos Positioning announces RTK NTRIP app for Android

January 21, 2016By
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Eos Positioning Systems has introduced a comprehensive RTK NTRIP app for Android that works with its Arrow line of RTK GNSS receivers. An Arrow GNSS receiver combined with the NTRIP app turns an Android smartphone or tablet into a powerful data collector capable of recording 1-centimeter accurate GIS data in real-time. “We designed Eos Tools Pro for the RTK user,” said... read more

Commercial drone sales to rise by 84 percent in 2016

January 18, 2016By

A new study from U.K.-based Juniper Research has found that annual revenues from commercial drones sales are expected to reach $481 million this year, up 84 percent from last year’s figure of $261 million. The new research — “Drones: Consumer & Commercial Applications, Regulations & Opportunities 2015-2020” — found that a low price point had significantly reduced the barrier to entry in many sectors, with high-performance models... read more

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Analysis tools for biomass crops developed

December 30, 2015By

Genera Energy and PrecisionHawk have partnered to develop new analysis algorithms specific to improving the efficiency and quality of sustainable biomass crop production and distribution. The algorithms will convert raw aerial imagery collected by UAVs and satellites into an actionable report for biomass crop farmers. The tools will be publicly licensed for use in the DataMapper software platform. Within the... read more

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UAV real-time: Data use in a lightweight direct georeferencing system

November 12, 2015By
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By Christian Eling, Lasse Klingbeil, Markus Wieland, Erik Heinz and Heiner Kuhlmann Direct georeferencing with onboard sensors is less time-consuming for data processing than indirect georeferencing using ground control points, and can supply real-time navigation capability to a UAV. This is very useful for surveying, precision farming or infrastructure inspection. An onboard system for position and attitude determination of lightweight... read more

Report: Commercial UAV market to reach $2 billion by 2022

November 9, 2015By
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The global commercial UAV market is expected to reach $2.07 billion by 2022, according to a new study by Grand View Research Inc. Increasing applications in agriculture and law enforcement are expected to drive commercial UAV industry growth over the forecast period. Commercial drones are finding applications across various industry verticals globally. Every industrialized country in the world is making... read more

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