Precision Agriculture

AerialEyes agricultural drones use specialized optical sensors to collect critical data unseen to the naked eye, allowing growers to "see" plant health and nutrient loading. Integrating agricultural drones with the cutting-edge digital image analysis, AerialEyes provides clients with a new tool for managing agricultural property.

 
 

Vegetative Index Mapping

Idle Hour Country Club; Lexington, KY

Created from Near-Infrared (NIR) imagery, Vegetative Index (VI) maps are useful tools for evaluating various vegetative conditions, such as:

  • soil property and moisture analysis
  • turf health/stress analysis
  • water management
 

Turfgrass Research Analysis

Southeastern Turfgrass Research Center; Lexington, KY

A side-by-side comparison of conventional RGB imagery and NDVI map. Drone imagery can be used to analyze turf and other vegetation for important factors such as Percent Cover and Dark Green Color Index (DGCI).

 

Irrigation System Evaluation & Management

Idle Hour Country Club; Lexington, KY

AerialEyes collects GPS coordinates for irrigation infrastructure, with our digital imaging and spectral analysis methods to provide clients with a comprehensive picture of large irrigated areas. The results and data are stored in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases for ease in managing and tracking.

 

Vegetative Index Mapping

Southeastern Turfgrass Research Center; Lexington, KY

A side-by-side comparison RGB imagery with VARI & NDVI analyses for a turf seed research. VI analyses provide horticulture professionals key information on course health, such as:

  • Structural & Water Stresses
  • Nitrogen (and other nutrient) Loading
  • Disease, Pests, & Weed Identification
 

    Greens Complex Health Analysis

    Idle Hour Country Club; Lexington, KY

    Using various vegetative index analyses, AerialEyes can provide course superintendents with vital information to maintain course playability and aesthetic appeal. Areas of disease or infestation can be identified using digital image analysis before it is evident to the naked eye, saving resources, time and money.