CropForecasterLooking up and looking down to look forward.          A new generation tool for decision making             ...
Content•   What is Crop Forecaster?•   The Partners•   Service Concept•   The Products                     Copyright ZedX ...
What is Crop Forecaster?      Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
• Knowledge tool that provides opportunities and advantages to improve                                                    ...
The PartnersCopyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
ZedX : Who we are• Founded in 1987 in State College, PA• Recognized as a leader in the development of IT tools for the pre...
Key Accomplishments           Industry               Government                              Academia                   ®•...
Infoterra : Who we are.                                                           ASTRIUM           Airbus      Eurocopter...
Application Areas                                                     Defense         Risk & Crisis                       ...
Value Chain   Data             Data                    Analysis         FormattingAcquisition      Processing             ...
Service ConceptTimely, Accurate, Scalable   Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
Crop Forecaster - Concept• Renders intricate & massive volumes of required crop, soils, weather, &  satellite image data i...
Why is CropForecaster different ?• CropForecaster   weds two technologies: satellite imagery and modelsimulations.• Use of...
Results• Provides absolute value biophysical information  directly from real time imagery at key stages• Provides absolute...
The productsUnderstandable and efficient tools for your        decision making process             Copyright ZedX Inc. & I...
Log inHome PageCopyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
Main Landing Page                                                         User“Tool Box”                                  ...
Median Planting Date                                           Minimize                                           Legand  ...
Planting Progress  Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
At-Planting Acreage   Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
Median Crop StageMedain Crop Stage                Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
Crop Condition Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
Apparent Yield Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
At-Harvest AcreageAt-Harvest Yield (Predicted)                       Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
At-Harvest Yield  Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
Reports (Data Tables) Reports will be provided for                     Reports will be delivered in thedownload and/or vie...
Sample Report Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
Thank You!         Please Contact:           Nate Taylor    Phone (814) 441-1867Email – info@cropforecaster.com       Copy...
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  1. 1. CropForecasterLooking up and looking down to look forward. A new generation tool for decision making Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  2. 2. Content• What is Crop Forecaster?• The Partners• Service Concept• The Products Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  3. 3. What is Crop Forecaster? Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  4. 4. • Knowledge tool that provides opportunities and advantages to improve .decisions associated with the many dimensions of today’s complex foodsupply chain• Data service used to manage the supply chain and risk management ofcrop inputs, market pricing, gene performance, and global transportation ofgoods.•Comprehensive set of online products including maps and summarystatistics of crop status Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  5. 5. The PartnersCopyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  6. 6. ZedX : Who we are• Founded in 1987 in State College, PA• Recognized as a leader in the development of IT tools for the precision agindustry• ZedX is a small impact business with a global reach.• ZedX clients span the government, NGO, university and private sectors.• ZedX clients work in the agricultural, environmental, energy, finance, riskand weather/climate arenas. Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  7. 7. Key Accomplishments Industry Government Academia ®• E-Weather • Invasive species • Integratedpest impacts agricultural management Pest ® production (USDA- Information Platform for• HighQ APHIS) Extension and Education (ipmPIPE) ®• AgFleet • Soybean rust (USDA-APHIS & • Genomics – Natl• Keystone Center “Field USDA-RMA) Science Foundation to Market” • Wheat Rust ® (USDA-APHIS)• Skybit Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  8. 8. Infoterra : Who we are. ASTRIUM Airbus Eurocopter Military Defence Transport & Security Aircraft Systems 100% 100% 100% 60% 80% 28% 49%Infoterra France Infoterra Ltd Infoterra GmbH Infoterra France UK + Hungary (subs.) Germany Servicios de Geoinformaciòn Spain Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  9. 9. Application Areas Defense Risk & Crisis & Security ManagementServices for managing thedevelopment of theenvironment & the securityof our changing world Imagery & Agriculture & Mapping Environment Telecoms & LBS Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  10. 10. Value Chain Data Data Analysis FormattingAcquisition Processing & & Interpretation Data Management © Defra Airborne Pixel FactoryTM Overland End-user packagesSpaceborne Established Landcover Data integration production flowlines Design and Development Consultancy & Training Services Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  11. 11. Service ConceptTimely, Accurate, Scalable Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  12. 12. Crop Forecaster - Concept• Renders intricate & massive volumes of required crop, soils, weather, & satellite image data into basic comprehensible quantities that describe the status and change dynamics over any particular geography and time• Delivers information in a timely easy-to-use internet visualization & data download reporting system to support efficient, fundamental decision-making• Provides a portal for unlimited future growth in information content & geographical dimensions Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  13. 13. Why is CropForecaster different ?• CropForecaster weds two technologies: satellite imagery and modelsimulations.• Use of super spectral sub-kilometer imagery data.• Infoterra has developed an image processing program which convertsmulti-band data into digital biophysical variables, such as biomass and leafarea.• ZedX has developed deterministic models which simulate analogousvariables. Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  14. 14. Results• Provides absolute value biophysical information directly from real time imagery at key stages• Provides absolute value parameters from the models on a daily basis.• Produces accurate forecast(s) each and every day Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  15. 15. The productsUnderstandable and efficient tools for your decision making process Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  16. 16. Log inHome PageCopyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  17. 17. Main Landing Page User“Tool Box” Defined Polygons Report(s) Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  18. 18. Median Planting Date Minimize Legand Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  19. 19. Planting Progress Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  20. 20. At-Planting Acreage Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  21. 21. Median Crop StageMedain Crop Stage Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  22. 22. Crop Condition Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  23. 23. Apparent Yield Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  24. 24. At-Harvest AcreageAt-Harvest Yield (Predicted) Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  25. 25. At-Harvest Yield Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  26. 26. Reports (Data Tables) Reports will be provided for Reports will be delivered in thedownload and/or viewing for all following two formats: Products: • Excel (CSV)• Median Planting Date • PDF• Planting Progress• Planted Acreage• Crop Stage U.S Reports will be delivered in• Crop Condition the following resolutions:• Apparent Yield (Predicted) • County• Harvested Acreage (Predicted) • Crop Reporting District• At-Harvest Yield (Predicted) • State • National Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  27. 27. Sample Report Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009
  28. 28. Thank You! Please Contact: Nate Taylor Phone (814) 441-1867Email – info@cropforecaster.com Copyright ZedX Inc. & Infoterra 2009

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