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Aerovironment's Quantix drone is all about the data

Aerovironment's Quantix drone is all about the data | PC World | November 18, 2016
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Source: PC World
November 18, 2016
In the age of technology, businesses are all chasing efficiency. That's exactly what AeroVironment promises to deliver with its new Quantix drone.The technology, a combination of a drone and cloud-based analysis service, can be useful for farmers, says Steve Gitlin, vice president of corporate strategy at AeroVironment.“In many cases, farmers rely on themselves or their people to walk the fields, and if they’re managing large fields in excess of 100 acres or so, then it’s very difficult to walk the entire field in any given unit of time. So they have to rely on their deep experience and sampling." Equipped with RBG and multispectral cameras, Quantix is capable of covering 400 acres of land during a single flight, all the while collecting high-resolution images. The data can be instantly analyzed on the included tablet, which is also used to launch and land the drone with the click of a button.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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