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So far Samantha Malach Verlaan has created 21 blog entries.

30 Years of Experience In The Air

2019-05-21T10:37:57-07:00

30 Years Of Experience In The Air Andrew, it sounds like you’ve been with Skymatics since early days, what's your history with the company? I met EJ and Connor in the winter of 2014 and chatted about how to utilize UAV’s to service many different industries including agriculture and construction. In the spring of 2014, we started [...]

30 Years of Experience In The Air 2019-05-21T10:37:57-07:00

CanolaPalooza – Lacombe, AB

2019-05-09T12:41:46-07:00

This week our team went on a field trip to Lacombe, Alberta for a canola conference, CanolaPalooza. We’ve always got drones in mind, so how else can we use them in agriculture? This outdoor event was at the Lacombe Research and Development Center in Alberta. The best research and agronomy experts gathered for [...]

CanolaPalooza – Lacombe, AB 2019-05-09T12:41:46-07:00

TerrAvion + Skymatics

2019-05-09T13:46:25-07:00

Skymatics + TerrAvion Skymatics is excited to announce our new partnership with TerrAvion. This brings our analytics to Growers and Insurers through the capture of high-quality aerial imagery. Skymatics is a bridge between imagery and information, providing customers timely information to help them make profitable decisions in all aspects of their operations. Our product, [...]

TerrAvion + Skymatics 2019-05-09T13:46:25-07:00

How to put the sure in Crop Insurance

2019-05-09T13:59:57-07:00

How to put the sure in Crop InsuranceIt all started because farmers who love Precision Ag wanted more. Can you measure how much damage is in my field? This is how SkyClaim was born.Unlike other forms of insurance, farms can have multiple policies with multiple insurers on one field. When a claim is made, [...]

How to put the sure in Crop Insurance 2019-05-09T13:59:57-07:00
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When do you need to go beyond NDVI?

2019-05-09T14:07:52-07:00

When do you need to go beyond NDVI? What IS NDVI? The Normalized Difference Vegetation Index, or NDVI, has become a common term in precision agriculture. If you have ever seen drone or satellite imagery made for farm field management then you have likely seen the green-yellow-red false-colored NDVI images of fields. The NDVI [...]

When do you need to go beyond NDVI? 2019-05-09T14:07:52-07:00

Skymatics Improves Crop Insurance Claims With New Technology

2019-05-09T14:10:22-07:00

SkyClaim uses computer vision and AI to improve the way insurers look at crop loss CALGARY, CANADA (June 21, 2018) - Today, Skymatics, the Calgary-based technology company, announced the launch of their crop damage mapping tool, SkyClaim. Developed to bring value to farmers by highlighting crop loss across a whole field, this new [...]

Skymatics Improves Crop Insurance Claims With New Technology 2019-05-09T14:10:22-07:00

Approaches to success by a life-loving marketing expert

2019-05-09T13:41:27-07:00

Our technical experts, Vadim Deryabin and Nikoo Sabzevar, are shaking up the office. They took over the role of interviewer and placed Samantha Verlaan, our Sales + Marketing Manager in the hot seat. ‘Now it’s our turn to ask the questions. We enjoyed talking to her and surely you will enjoy reading it.’ [...]

Approaches to success by a life-loving marketing expert 2019-05-09T13:41:27-07:00

Get value from your drone Drainage

2019-05-09T13:34:56-07:00

Get value from your drone | Drainage We all know that drones are a great tool on the farm, but are they earning their keep? Drones gather valuable data for everything from earthworks and crop management to hydrology and drainage mapping. The goal of drainage management is to improve the root-zone environment to [...]

Get value from your drone Drainage 2019-05-09T13:34:56-07:00

How to unlock the powerful insights you need

2019-05-09T13:28:47-07:00

There are a lot of uses for UAVs in the agriculture sector. Drones are proving to be a useful tool for seeing entire fields in one image. As the industry evolves, a number of companies have built tools that deliver results based on the same approach. How can you get insights from your [...]

How to unlock the powerful insights you need 2019-05-09T13:28:47-07:00
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His secret to becoming a successful developer is simple

2019-05-09T12:32:39-07:00

Vadim Deryabin is the lead developer at Skymatics. Born and raised in Russia, he received his Engineering Degree from the Ural Federal University before immigrating to Canada. Along with being a chemical engineer, he is a software developer with experience in multiple industries. Vadim, you have an engineering degree, but all the skills of a software [...]

His secret to becoming a successful developer is simple 2019-05-09T12:32:39-07:00