Agriculture

Giving Tomatoes Their Shots: The Future of Plant Medicine Ma…

Nobody likes getting a shot – but even plants might need them sometimes.  MIT researchers are exploring ways to administer injections to plants with drones. As described in the original article plants, much like people, get sick.  The treatment traditionally involves the spread of chemicals designed to mitigate or alleviate the …

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Pix4D announces Stand-Alone Photogrammetry with Cloud Proces…

Pix4D launches stand-alone photogrammetry cloud processing solutions Lausanne, Switzerland, June 9th, 2020: Pix4D, the photogrammetry and drone-mapping industry leader, announces today the release of Pix4Dcloud and Pix4Dcloud Advanced: the new mapping platforms for online surveying workflows and construction site monitoring.  These stand-alone cloud products run Pix4D’s photogrammetry algorithms for mapping and modeling reality from images. …

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Can Drones Control Locusts in India?

Image by Charles J Sharp – Own work, from Sharp Photography, sharpphotography, CC BY-SA 4.0, Locusts are invading India and other parts of the world in large numbers.  The locusts do tremendous crop damage when they swarm, consuming all of the crops in their path.  Spraying pesticides is the primary …

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Agricultural Drone Speeds Chinese Rice Seeding

Source: XAG One of China’s largest agricultural drone companies is helping to overhaul the rice-farming industry. XAG recently launched a rice-seeding demonstration of seeding via drone at Happy Farms, an agricultural park in Guangdong province. The demo showed how an agricultural drone would fare against human labor. Two workers were tasked …

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Drone Disinfection Service To Clean Indoor Spaces

Image: CDC/Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS Drone disinfection  – using modified spraying drones to disinfect large public areas – was first used in China during the initial phases of the current pandemic.  Now, environmental solutions company OMI will offer drone disinfection services for large indoor spaces, such as sports …

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DJI Mavic Air 2 Announcement: Today is the Day

DJI Mavic Air 2 Announcement is scheduled for today. DJI Mavic Air 2 Closed Leaked Image The long anticipated and often rumored DJI Mavic Air 2 announcement will occur tonight – we think.  DJI is going to announce something later today, April 27 at 9:30 pm EDT, or the webmaster …

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DELAIR and BASF Partner to Advance Agricultural Research wit…

Image by Harald Landsrath from Pixabay “It is important for startups to pursue their business, given the current global situation,” writes Delair’s Laurence Collet.  We couldn’t agree more.  In a far from normal environment, business still continue to form partnerships that will drive both the drone industry and other sectors …

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Research Says Small Drone Market in U.S. Worth 22.55 Billion…

Reprinted with Permission from Fortune Business Insights The market for small drones is projected to reach $22.55 billion by the end of 2026, according to a report recently released by Fortune Business Insights.   In a paid analysis study titled “Small Drones Market Size,  Share & Industry Analysis, by Type (Fixed-Wing, Rotary-Wing, …

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DJI Drone Reaches New Heights in Industrial Art with Guggenh…

Jean-Christophe BENOIST / CC BY 3.0 Drones are being recognized as a culturally significant development.  In a recent press release,  DJI announced that one of their Agricultural drones is being exhibited at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum as part of an exhibit “Countryside,  The Future Explores Digital Impact On the …

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