Agricultural Drone

TU Delft Spin-Off Atmos UAV Presents Mapping Drone

TU Delft Spin-Off Atmos UAV Presents Mapping Drone

May 26, 2017 @ 21:22 | TU Delft spin-off Atmos UAV presented Marlyn, a hybrid mapping drone that combines the flexibility of a helicopter with the speed and range of a fixed-wing aircraft. This device can rapidly map large areas of ground for  companies working in such fields as fields construction, mining, agriculture and forestry. […]

A Cost-Effective Robotic Technology to Study Missouri Crops

A Cost-Effective Robotic Technology to Study Missouri Crops

Apr 5, 2017 @ 08:25 | by Ryan Owens |  CAFNR researchers team up with College of Engineering to create robotic technology as a cost-effective method to study Missouri crops A two-pronged robotic system pioneered by University of Missouri researchers is changing the way scientists study crops and plant phenotyping. Felix Fritschi, associate professor in the Division […]

Design Your Own Custom Drone

Design Your Own Custom Drone

Dec 5, 2016 @ 19:38 | By Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL | MIT News CSAIL system lets users design and fabricate drones with a wide range of shapes and structures. This fall’s new Federal Aviation Administration regulations have made drone flight easier than ever for both companies and consumers. But what if the drones out on […]

Thorvald – New Mobile Robot to Support Agri-tech Experiments

Thorvald – New Mobile Robot to Support Agri-tech Experiments

Oct 23, 2016 @ 13:17 |  The Thorvald robotic platform has been built to perform a wide variety of agricultural tasks, including deployment as a multi-purpose light weight robotic carrying platform, as a sensor platform to monitor crops and soils and, potentially, as a platform to manage crops and for precision weed control. Scientists at […]

Small Drones Also can Perform Aggressive Maneuvers

Small Drones Also can Perform Aggressive Maneuvers

Sep 17, 2016 @ 21:02 | Vijay Kumar and his team from University of Pennsylvania demonstrated an autonomous 250g drone (quadrotor) performing aggressive maneuvers. You have seen fighter aircraft doing stunt, now small drones (weight 250 g) also can do those stunts. Prof. Vijay Kumar and his research team from University of Pennsylvania demonstrated an […]

DARPA’s Aerial Dragnet Program Keeps Eye on Low Flying Drones in Cities

DARPA’s Aerial Dragnet Program Keeps Eye on Low Flying Drones in Cities

Sep 17, 2016 @ 10:06 | Innovative tracking technology sought to protect against airborne threats in urban terrain Airspace for the flying public today is perpetually congested yet remarkably safe, thanks in no small part to a well-established air traffic control system that tracks, guides and continuously monitors thousands of flights a day. When it […]

PRODRONE Unveils Drone with Dual Robotic Arm

PRODRONE Unveils Drone with Dual Robotic Arm

Sep 16, 2016 @ 19:21 |  PD6B-AW-ARM: A drone with 5 degree of freedom (DoF) dual robotic arms Japan based Prodrone Co. Ltd., developer of commercial and industrial drones has unveiled a drone, PD6B-AW-ARM with dual robotic arm to manipulate the objects. The 5 degree of freedom (DoF) robotic arms are enabling it to directly accomplish […]

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