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Drones for Agriculture?

January 6, 2017 by  
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Yes. Absolutely.farm-800x480

UAVs are not just for photographers and enthusiasts; they serve as practical tools for various commercial uses. Among those uses, farmers can benefit by employing drones for use in their agriculture practices. Being able to pinpoint key areas of a large- or small-scale farm using a drone can help a farmer apply pesticides and fertilizers precisely where the chemicals are needed. It can help with mapping out fields to determine which rows of crops and plants are most in need of water, or even which parts of the field may be infected with a plant disease or insects.

Using a high-quality thermal imaging inspection kit, farmers can obtain critical information about their field investments. Thermal imaging helps with determining soil moisture content, water stress levels, and growing conditions, allowing farmers to potentially minimize their water and chemical use, save money and resources, reduce pollutant run-off, and have a positive impact on the environment.

In addition, agriculture businesses, such as farms, could benefit from added efficiency provided by using a drone. Scouting a field on foot could take hours, while using a drone would cut that research time significantly.

FLIR’s drone-based thermal imaging kits are a pretty incredible choice. Flight stability, gimbal technology, mobile app integration and image transmission are just a few of the highlights. FLIR worked very closely with DJI, the market leader in drone technology and aerial photography systems, to create this top-quality range of drone-based thermal imaging solutions. To read more about the Aerial Inspection Kits from FLIR, click here.

It is expected that the agriculture industry could account for 80% of all commercial drone use. Just make sure that you know the safety rules for UAVs, whether for commercial or personal use. Transport Canada has a great section of their website dedicated to this popular technology.

The Ultimate in Aerial Thermal Imaging is Here

October 13, 2016 by  
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Drone-based thermal imaging is more accessible now than ever before.

FLIR, the industry leader in thermal imaging technology, has partnered with DJI to bring this exciting new product to the marketplace. The application possibilities are vast, nearly limitless, from solar panel inspection to plant and crop science to fire assessment or thermal physiology.

By combining the flight stability, gimbal technology, mobile app integration, and image transmission of the popular and proven DJI Inspire 1 with the industry leading thermal imaging technology of FLIR, this package gives you the ultimate solution for reliable, rapidly deployable aerial thermal imaging.

Check out the video below to learn more.