Skymatics CTO Cassidy Rankine talks with host Ian Smith about the use of drones in crop insurance on the highly popular Commercial Drones FM podcast channel. Check it out at the following link: #011 - Drone Remote Sensing for Crop Insurance with Cassidy Rankine. About the author: Cassidy Rankine has a Ph.D. in remote [...]
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Skymatics Launches Crop Damage Mapping Campaign: Using Consumer Drones for Precision Crop Loss AdjustingEJ2018-02-15T18:05:30-07:00
Objective: To save farmers and crop insurers time and money using consumer drones with Skymatics' precision crop adjusting program 'SkyClaim' Unless you are a farmer, crop insurance might not seem like something that you should care about, right? Well if you like affordable fresh food, and knowing how your tax dollars are spent, you might [...]
As many of you drone enthusiasts already know, UAVs equipped with HD cameras and accurate global positioning systems can be used to generate ultra HD (UHD) maps, surface models, and 3D point clouds. Thanks to recent advances in image processing software and structure from motion (SFM) algorithms, ultra-light drones are becoming very powerful tools for quick [...]