13 October 2011
13 October 2011,
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October 4th, 2011 – First UAV conference focused on agriculture

Guided Systems sponsored the first UAV conference focused on agriculture.  Guided Systems CEO Young Kim was the Conference Chair and CTO Dr. Eric Corban presented details of a small autonomous UAV helicopter integrated with a multispectral imager targeted at the precision agriculture market.  Dr. Raul Fernandez from Argentina, an renown economist and President of Aerodreams gave the conference key note presentation covering the world wide market opportunity for  UAV’s in agriculture.  Aerodreams and Guided Systems are partners in delivering Manned-to-Unmanned converted helicopters for the agricultural aerial spraying market.

At the invitation of Young Kim, speakers from Korea and Japan also attended to give insights as to how their respective countries are using UAV helicopters for agricultural purposes.  Other speakers included researchers from academia, commercial companies such as John Deere, and from the State of Georgia Center of Innovation for Agriculture.

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