Lénaïc Grignard

Lénaïc Grignard is head of Agriculture and Forestry at Delair.  (read more)
2020-06-04 11:54:07

Geoinformation in Arable Farming

What’s Hot and What’s Not in Precision Agriculture
Agriculture enthusiastically absorbs geospatial technologies. Precision farming practices in particular benefit from location intelligence. The future in agriculture with geospatial applications is bright. Besides more efficiency on the farm, geospatial technologies also offer new business opportunities and new sustainability concepts. But the adoption of geospatial innovations is lagging behind expectations. So what’s hot and what’s not? This article examines the state of the art in geospatial technologies in agriculture and attempts to forecast the trends. By Tamme van der Wal and Henk Janssen, Wageningen University & Research (WUR), The Netherlands By far the most popular geomatics technology among farmers is... (read more)
2017-02-06 03:09:34

MrSID for GIS Centre of Excellence

The GIS Centre of Excellence within the Office of Agriculture and Geoinformation (ALG) in Switzerland has recently purchased GeoExpress 8 through its German reseller, GAF AG. The Centre is an agency of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and employs around forty people to manage the agriculture and environmental resources of the region. This work involves the use of a large amount of high quality aerial photograph and to overcome the storage and access problems that these large file sizes create, the agency will now convert their images to MrSID.LizardTech has recently released the latest version of their flagship... (read more)
2011-02-24 12:08:13

Genesys Added to USDA Prime Vendor Contract

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), Office of Global Analysis (OGA) have added Genesys International Corporation to the Prime Vendor Contract. Genesys is a major global provider of Remote Sensing and GIS services and is the only Indian company providing Remote Sensing services to the USDA for satellite data analysis.     The Office of Global Analysis of the USDA FAS is responsible for global crop condition assessments and estimates of area, yield, and production for grains, oilseeds, and cotton. The primary mission of OGA is to target, collect, analyze, and disseminate timely, objective, useful, and cost-effective... (read more)
2009-05-25 10:31:08

EarthMap Solutions Licenses Image Processing Software from Boeing

Boeing (IL, USA) has entered into a license agreement with EarthMap Solutions, Inc. (CO, USA) to provide imagery products and services to the Agriculture and Land Management markets. The company will combine the licensed Boeing image processing software with its own proprietary technology to strengthen its competitive offerings. EarthMap Solutions expects target markets for its products and services to exceed US$ 1 billion. The licensed technology was originally developed under a Boeing-led joint venture to leverage the company’s capabilities into emerging markets for remote imagery products and services, including agriculture. A corporate decision to focus on growth opportunities in core... (read more)
2005-03-21 12:00:00

SimActive Software for Watershed Analysis

SimActive ash sold Correlator3D to the Department of Agriculture. SimActive's software will be primarily used for watershed analysis from imagery. The ability to quickly and easily generate digital surface models (DSM) will allow the Department of Agriculture to significantly reduce costs of watershed analysis compared to traditional survey methods or LiDAR data.   Designed for speed and ease of use, Correlator3D consists of fully automated software tools for the production of digital surface models (DSM) and digital terrain models (DTM), the creation of orthophotos and mosaics, and the detection of 3D changes. Correlator3D is significantly simpler and faster than currently... (read more)
2009-06-16 02:46:01

emisphere GPS - YTO OEM Alliance for Outback Guidance

Hemisphere GPS and YTO Group Corporation have entered into an OEM alliance to launch Outback Guidance precision farming products in China. YTO, a manufacturer with over fifty years of experience, provides a series of agricultural, construction and power machinery, vehicles and spare parts. YTO are now complementing their farm machinery product line with Outback guidance systems, GPS and the eDriveX system that will automatically steer their farm machinery to centimetre-level accuracy. YTO has recently been awarded a number of units in a recent tender in Heilongjiang. Hemisphere GPS also recently displayed the Outback Guidance products on YTO’s new and largest tractor,... (read more)
2011-02-15 08:49:30

Trimble Acquires Rawson Control Systems

Trimble has acquired the assets of privately-held Rawson Control Systems based in Oelwein, (IO, USA). Rawson manufactures hydraulic and electronic controls for the agriculture equipment industry, including variable rate planter drives and controllers, variable rate fertilizer controllers, mechanical remote electric control valves and speed reducers.     Rawson's products work in conjunction with the Trimble FieldManager Display which monitors and controls up to four inputs such as seed, fertilizer and crop protection. The controllers can be operated either automatically by Global Positioning System (GPS) solutions or manually, both of which are supported by Trimble's portfolio of assisted steering or manual... (read more)
2008-12-05 10:33:59

Record Third Quarter for Hemipshere GPS

Hemisphere GPS, Canada, has reported financial results for the third quarter ended 30th September 2010. They show a 46% increase in revenues to USD13.2 million compared to USD9.1 million in the third quarter of 2009. This is the highest Q3 revenue level ever reported by Hemisphere GPS, driven primarily by sales to the Agriculture segment. Total sales of ground-based agriculture products grew by 54% from the third quarter of 2009 while revenues for air-based agriculture products grew by 16%. Ground agriculture product sales to international distributors, OEMs and systems integrator customers were particularly strong during the quarter as a result... (read more)
2010-11-09 02:03:05

Commercial UAV Expo

Commercial UAV Expo is a conference and exhibition exclusively focused on the commercial sUAS (small Unmanned Aerial Systems) market in North America for: Surveying & Mapping Civil Infrastructure Process, Power & Utilities Mining Construction Law Enforcement, Security & Emergency Response Precision Agriculture (read more)
2015-11-24 02:46:15
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