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How drones help farmers too

2019-05-09T13:15:14-07:00

Insurance companies are starting to test and implement drone imagery into their claims workflow. The question remains, what do farmers think? We had a frank conversation with a client that's lead us to an answer. Drones are a great way to speed up the insurance claim process and let Farmers get back to [...]

How drones help farmers too 2019-05-09T13:15:14-07:00

Are drones the new tool for crop insurance?

2019-05-09T13:07:32-07:00

One of the precedent-setting cases regarding drones and insurance is that of a tobacco farmer proving his insurance claim was worth an additional $110,000. But is this a common scenario? Crop loss claim disputes are not the standard, but when they do happen they're critical. Growers and insurers use drones as a tool to shorten [...]

Are drones the new tool for crop insurance? 2019-05-09T13:07:32-07:00

An engineering soul from the other side of the globe

2019-05-09T13:02:48-07:00

Tell us who you are and how you got here: I’m Nikoo Sabzevar, Lead Data Analyst at Skymatics. I was born and raised in Iran and got my Bachelors and my first Masters in Industrial Engineering there. After getting my Masters I thought ‘This is it, I have to experience and explore the world’. [...]

An engineering soul from the other side of the globe 2019-05-09T13:02:48-07:00

Making photos into an orthomosaic

2019-05-09T12:56:15-07:00

What is an orthomosaic? If you’re asking this question, we’ll assume that you have just begun to explore the exciting world of aerial photography, and mapping with drones... and you should know that you are not alone in wondering how drones make maps. An Ortho-rectified photo mosaic, or orthomosaic, is broken down into [...]

Making photos into an orthomosaic 2019-05-09T12:56:15-07:00

7 Interview Questions for Skymatics’ Chief Technology Officer – CTO

2018-02-15T18:05:29-07:00

  An interview with Skymatics CTO Cassidy Rankine. It's a challenge understand what a company can do without understanding its foundation. As a co-founder of Skymatics, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Cassidy Rankine stepped away from the computer screen to share his experience and perspective on succeeding with technology in the future.  Want to learn more [...]

7 Interview Questions for Skymatics’ Chief Technology Officer – CTO 2018-02-15T18:05:29-07:00

The leader who pushed past fear

2018-02-15T18:05:29-07:00

  In any industry, a company is only as great as its people, and greatness is defined by their leadership team. We asked EJ Burrows, one of the core pillars and CEO of Skymatics, to let us in on where he gathers his inspiration, his vision of a leader and how he got to where he [...]

The leader who pushed past fear 2018-02-15T18:05:29-07:00

5 Reason to Integrate Drones into Construction Projects

2018-02-15T18:05:29-07:00

When you're doing construction, why do you need a drone? How can something so small become a powerful tool? Skymatics has 5 ways to improve your project:  1._Project Management Your job is big, complicated, and demands your attention. Any less than your full consideration and details will potentially quietly slip by. An aerial view allows you [...]

5 Reason to Integrate Drones into Construction Projects 2018-02-15T18:05:29-07:00

Is it better to complete your survey with drones or with traditional survey methods?

2018-02-15T18:05:29-07:00

Do you need a topographic map or a legal survey? What's the difference? A topographic map is a detailed and accurate illustration of man-made and natural features on the ground. According to Natural Resources Canada. It has relative accuracy, making it great for: measurements- i.e. length of a structure progress- visualize and manage a large site [...]

Is it better to complete your survey with drones or with traditional survey methods? 2018-02-15T18:05:29-07:00

Flying a drone to get info on your crop is easy

2018-02-15T18:05:30-07:00

We love drones. At Skymatics we see a drone as a solution to certain problems that manned aircraft and satellites just can't solve. Having the ability to see from the sky brings a new perspective. Skymatics Crop Damage Reports takes advantage of this perspective to provide on-demand accurate information to farmers and insurers alike. We collect aerial [...]

Flying a drone to get info on your crop is easy 2018-02-15T18:05:30-07:00

SkyClaim Damage Report Provides Valuable Information After Major Crop Loss

2018-02-15T18:05:30-07:00

This article on SkyClaim is reposted with permission directly from the Drone Deploy Blog-> https://blog.dronedeploy.com/damage-report-provides-valuable-information-after-major-crop-loss-9c4ed09b05af DroneDeploy and Skymatics Help Grower, Seed Rep Assess Damage to Cornfield When a weather event causes major crop loss in a corn field, growers, insurance adjustors, and sometimes even seed companies all have a stake in gathering as much information [...]

SkyClaim Damage Report Provides Valuable Information After Major Crop Loss 2018-02-15T18:05:30-07:00