San Diego Venture Group; Venture Summit 2013: Anderson

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San Diego Venture Group; Venture Summit 2013: Anderson

  1. 1. FARM DRONES! Chris Anderson FARM DRONES! Chris Anderson
  2. 2. QuickTime™ and a H.264 decompressor are needed to see this picture. Looper (2012) QuickTime™ and a H.264 decompressor are needed to see this picture. Looper (2012)
  3. 3. HE BIGGEST MARKET: nchanged for last 1,000 years: ne-pixel-per-row analog sensor network ose plant used to spot fungal infections infungal infections in vineyards) T COMMERC MARKET: Agriculture
  4. 4. Big Data Agriculture rm inputs are wasted due to lost • Opportunity: " farming to where they’re needed. 0.5x rm inputs are wasted due to lost ation (the “open loop” problem) Big Data Agriculture Opportunity: "Closed-loop farming". Use aerial data ca to use chemicals/water/lab where they’re needed.
  5. 5. Why agriculture? hest Economic Benefit t disease/problems er less chemicals and er (save money, er for food and Benefit er for food and ronment) ove productivity Why agriculture? Lowest Regulat Barrier • Two words: private l • Safe: under 400ft, vi line of sight, no built areas, few obstructio no people Barrier no people • When used by farme for their own purpos non-commercial
  6. 6. Why agriculture? ghest Economic ot disease/problems er e less chemicals and er (save money, er for food and ghest Economic Benefit er for food and ironment) rove productivity Why agriculture? Lowest Regulatory • Two words: private lan • Safe: under 400ft, visu line of sight, no built-u areas, few obstruction no people Lowest Regulatory Barrier no people • When used by farmers their own purposes,
  7. 7. farm ablet Watch drone map farm Features: •Precise georeferencing •Real •Multiple aircraft control •Vision Watch drone map farm Precise georeferencing Real-time path planning Multiple aircraft control Vision-based event detection
  8. 8. Plants show damage in infrared and near (Chlorophyll absorbs infrared light. Damaged plants have less chlorophyll) Plants show damage in infrared and near-infrared (Chlorophyll absorbs infrared light. Damaged plants have less chlorophyll)
  9. 9. Questions?Questions?

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