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 two parts. Ortho [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
This week our team went on a field trip to Lacombe, Alberta for a canola conference/show/demonstration, 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 a day [...]