New on our blog: Levelling up — first glimpse of a new GPS vs. UAV elevation survey
When it comes to planning drainage activities on farms that grow crops such as rice, elevation survey data—and its accuracy—is a big deal. However, using ground-based surveying instruments to create the digital elevation models required, in a timely manner, can sometimes be a challenge. That’s why Ryan Moore, the crop services manager at Greenway Equipment, Inc., embarked on a new elevation survey study at Senter Farms in Osceola, Arkansas. His aim: to assess how RTK-enabled survey drone (or UAV) technology might replace, or complement, the use of ground-based GPS devices when mapping the terrain of a rice farm.
Efficiency is in Season: senseFly Launches eBee Ag Fixed-Wing Mapping Drone for Agriculture
senseFly, the global leader in fixed-wing mapping drones, today announces the launch of eBee Ag, the latest addition to the eBee X series of drone solutions. User-friendly and affordable, eBee Ag helps farmers, agronomists and service providers efficiently capture aerial data and plant health insights for faster agronomic decision-making...
eBee Geo Joins senseFly Line of Professional Fixed-Wing Mapping Drones
senseFly, the global leader in fixed-wing mapping drones, today announces the expansion of its flagship eBee X drone solution with the launch of eBee Geo. The eBee Geo represents the first extension into a new eBee X series of fixed-wing drones and is positioned as a cost-effective option for...
DP&L Partners With senseFly and Sinclair College to Build Drone Program and Bolster Enterprise Utilities Management
Ohio-based energy provider, Dayton Power & Light (DP&L), in partnership with Sinclair College’s National UAS Training and Certification Center, is employing a fleet of senseFly eBee X fixed-wing mapping drones to improve its large-scale data collection and mapping capacity. Over a 9-month period, unmanned aerial systems (UAS) will be...