International Drone Expo to Host Drone Race in LA

Jamie JohansenAerial Imagery, Agribusiness, Aviation, drone, UAS, UAV

International Drone Expo (IDE), the largest gathering of the most innovative and leading members of the UAV community from around the globe, will hold its first annual Drone Race inside the Los Angeles Convention Center this December. MultiGP, the sanctioning body and leading drone racing league for first-person view (FPV) radio-controlled aircraft in the United States, will custom design the … Read More

54 Different Countries Represented at 2016 InterDrone

Jamie JohansenAerial Imagery, Agribusiness, Aviation, drone, technology, UAS, UAV

BZ Media LLC’s InterDrone™ The International Drone Conference & Exposition, held at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas Sept 7-9, drew 3,518 attendees from 54 different countries on 6 continents. The event featured 155 exhibitors and sponsors in more than 230 booths. FAA Administrator Michael P. Huerta gave the Grand Opening Keynote speech to thousands gathered on the first day. … Read More

New & Upgraded Activations at 2016 International Drone Expo

Jamie JohansenAerial Application, Aerial Imagery, Agribusiness, Aviation, drone, UAS, UAV

International Drone Expo (IDE) has new and upgraded show activations for 2016. IDE will host its first annual Drone Race Cup, a pitchfest competition and film showcase. The third annual IDE is set to take place December 9-10, 2016 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Championship IDE drone race cup is one of the few sanctioned in Los Angeles. … Read More

WinField’s R7 Tool Takes Retailers to Next Level

Kelly MarshallAerial Imagery, Agribusiness, InfoAg

Adam Garrestson fully believes that if you are a retailer, WinField‘s R7 tool is the most efficient way to support placing hybrids for growers.  At #InfoAg16 he told me how the product has been one of the best tools in the past, and how it’s getting better in the future. The R7 tool offers two components from WinField, an aggregate … Read More

Advantages of Ag Eagle’s UAVs from #InfoAg

Kelly MarshallAerial Imagery, Agribusiness, InfoAg

If you’re in agriculture there’s a good chance you had a strong loyalty to an equipment color, maybe even before you were old enough to drive it. As Precision editor and family farmer myself I went to InfoAg wondering about a product preference of a different kind. I took the opportunity to ask a few vendors why their aerial imagery … Read More

Mavrx – The Uber of Aerial Imagery

Joanna SchroederAerial Imagery, Audio, InfoAg

Mavrx is working hard to become the Uber of aerial imagery. The company was showcasing it’s unique business for growers across the country during this year’s InfoAg conference that took place in St. Louis, Missouri. To learn more, Chuck Zimmerman stopped by Mavrx’s booth and spoke with Max Bruner to get an update on the company. Bruner said that the … Read More

2016 InterDrone Attracts 160 Drone Companies

Jamie JohansenAerial Application, Aerial Imagery, Agribusiness, Aviation, drone, UAS, UAV

BZ Media LLC unveiled the exhibition component of the industry’s largest dedicated commercial UAV show, InterDrone. More than 130 exhibitors have already signed up for the event taking place September 7-9 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. The exhibition will be paired with more than 120 sessions on all aspects of UAV design, piloting, regulations, and business management. Exhibitors … Read More

.@TerrAvion Partners with CHS Inc. Cooperative

Kelly MarshallAerial Imagery, Agribusiness, cooperatives

TerrAvion is already a leader in aerial imaging, and now the company is growing even more.  They have just announced a partnership with CHS Inc., a global agribusiness cooperative known for providing services at every stage of crop production.  The agreement says CHS will offer TerrAvion aerial imagery and data solutions to its customers.  CHS has a large presence in … Read More

View Crops with Live Streaming Video

Kelly MarshallAerial Imagery, Agribusiness, Data, drone

Precision agriculture means growers are constantly pushing the envelope to monitor crops and turn that data into decision-making tools which offer an economic edge.  For some that means in-field video feed, for others its uploading captured photos for viewing remotely.  Both have advantages and disadvantages. Now KenCast is offering the next level of aerial imagery.  Using HD streaming cellular or satellite networks the … Read More