Insurers deploy drones to check claims by farmers

Insurers deploy drones to check claims by farmers

With fraudulent claims on the rise, drones give a clearer picture of ground reality The use of drones for agricultural surveys by insurance companies is fast catching up. Images from the drones are their latest tools in assessing crop damages and catching insurance frauds. Farmers buy insurance for one type of crop but sow another crop, and then claim damages. In such situations, drone surveys are helping catch the discrepancies […]

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Cleantech startup Aeromon monitors air pollution using drone

Cleantech startup Aeromon monitors air pollution using drone

Aeromon, a Finnish cleantech startup, has completed a pilot program for detecting fugitive emissions via drone-mounted sensors. The pilot program was carried out at the Ämmässuo waste treatment centre (operated by the Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority HSY, Finland). Historical data captured using hand-held measurement tools were compared with aerial measurements taken by a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) fitted with Aeromon’s sensor package. The composition and concentration of the biowaste […]

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AndroidPit: WHY THE DRONE MARKET SHOULD BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY

AndroidPit: WHY THE DRONE MARKET SHOULD BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY

The DJI Phantom Pro 4 set the limits for recreational drones. © AndroidPIT Despite its relatively young age, the drone market has already become ultra-competitive. The days where there were only a few competitors in the market are now over, as numerous manufactures are now seeking to corner this emerging market. The companies that are now up to their necks in this ruthless battle have found a new El Dorado […]

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Ireland: Drones to be used in new plan to tackle illegal dumping

Ireland: Drones to be used in new plan to tackle illegal dumping

As part of the plan high risk or problem areas will be identified A new initiative to tackle illegal dumping will involve hidden CCTV cameras in litter black spots, as well as the use of drones to capture the extent of the issue. As part of the plan, funding totalling €650,000 is being offered to communities around the country, to support their efforts to counter the problem. High risk or […]

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Meet The Airobotics Homing Drone

Meet The Airobotics Homing Drone

The self-flying drone lands itself in a box the size of a toolshed Self-flying drones are now commonplace, but the model pictured here can also land in an area the size of a toolshed – no operator required. The quadcopter and its landing box are the work of Tel Aviv -based Airobotics , which makes them for deployment on surveys and security patrols. “What makes us different is that ours […]

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