Nova Scotia Firm Partners with PrecisionHawk

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Data, drone, UAV

Unknown-2AerHyve Aerial Technologies specializes in analyzing data from UAVs for use in precision ag.  This Nova Scotia based company has recently announced a partnership with world leaders in UAV remote sensing and GIS data processing-PrecisionHawk.

precision-hawkBy working together AerHyve customers will have access to PrecisionHawk’s hardware and software and AerHyve will gain exposer in an emerging market.

“We value AerHyve for their regional presence and expertise in the development of algorithms for UAV data analysis,” said Christopher Dean, PrecisionHawk CEO. “This partnership will allow us to expand and customize our services while equipping AerHyve clients to make more informed business decisions.”

“The partnership with PrecisionHawk will empower AerHyve with an end to end system for incorporating aerial data into an agricultural workflow; from innovative UAV hardware to a library of data analysis tools,” said John Frost, President, AerHyve Aerial Technologies.

AerHyve can provide agricultural operations with actionable data on the status of their crops that otherwise would be difficult, if not impossible, to access. By processing aerial data with Machine Learning technology AerHyve is able to offer agricultural producers information to make more targeted, resource allocation decisions. AerHyve’s initial focus has been on the wild blueberry industry, Nova Scotia’s largest fruit crop. However, their technology can be applied to other types of crop analysis.