IntelinAir and Airbus announced today a multi-year collaboration agreement that will provide high-resolution, Airbus satellite imagery as an input to IntelinAir’s artificial intelligence (AI) powered crop analytics AGMRI™ platform to deliver a complete view of every acre, every field from planting to harvest.
« We are very pleased to be providing high-resolution imagery from Pléiades and SPOT 6/7 satellites, whose complementarity makes them the ideal assets for enriched crop management. They deliver fresh information along with historical insights to help drive decisions in the field. Our data along with powerful machine learning and computer vision from IntelinAir will help improve crop yields» said François Lombard, Director of the Intelligence business at Airbus Defence and Space.
With satellite and other aerial imagery sources, farmers receive a new perspective of the agronomic conditions in the form of emergence, plant health, weed detection and harvest readiness in their fields throughout the growing season. From this perspective, product performance and crop damage issues become visible so timely management decisions can be made to protect yields and optimize financial returns.
« We are excited to extend our collaboration with Airbus for the next three years, » said Tim Hassinger, CEO & President of Intelinair. « Airbus’ high-resolution satellite imagery provides another technology to pair with our analytics platform, AGMRI, so that farmers are able to identify issues in their fields before they become a problem. The use of satellites also will provide the ability to serve growers and retail channel partners on a global scale. »