Canadian startups help farmers dig deep into digital tech with drones, big data

Canadian startups help farmers dig deep into digital tech with drones, big data

by Christine Wong Canada’s deep agricultural roots are yielding a bumper crop of startups bringing drones, big data, and the Internet of Things to farming. Fredericton, N.B. company Resson is leading the homegrown pack. It just raised $14 million in a deal led by the venture capital arm of U.S. giant Monsanto. Other investors include Build Ventures, Rho Canada Ventures, New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, BDC Capital, East Valley Ventures and […]

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Amazon may have ALREADY begun testing its hotly anticipated delivery drones in its rumoured airfield in Cambridge

Amazon may have ALREADY begun testing its hotly anticipated delivery drones in its rumoured airfield in Cambridge

Your Amazon deliveries may be delivered by drone sooner than you think – if rumours that the retail giant have just begun testing UAVs in a top secret field UK location are to be believed. An air traffic alert for UAV testing near Amazon’s HQ in Cambridge today sparked speculation that the retail giant is already testing its delivery drones in the UK. The revelation comes as the race between […]

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Civlian Drones: Are They Intruding Or Serving?

Civlian Drones: Are They Intruding Or Serving?

Neil Armstrong once said that ‘science has not yet mastered prophecy, we predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next ten’. This quote is so true in the Indian context as none can imagine exactly ten years ago that drones can be used for civilian purposes but now they are all set to cover our ‘skies’. Currently, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) […]

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