Optical fiber sensors for monitoring agricultural drone spraying operations

Detection and measuring of spraying drift for drone precision agricultural applications.

Interview with Stelios Christodoulou

What drives you?

Τhe passion to discover innovative paths through simplicity and teamwork.

Why should the delegate attend your presentation?

Because delegates will have the opportunity to communicate with the pioneers of precision agricultural drone spraying operations, as well as to be informed about an innovative drift measurement method. And of course, to help us get better!

What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?

According to Farming 4.0, in short-run base sensors and AI development will push up the market. In long run, spot spraying applications will lead the market.
In general, all tech solutions which provides a lower human footprint will be a high priority.

What kind of impact do you expect them to have?

Safer operations for human and low residuals to environment and final products.

What are the barriers that might stand in the way?

Ηigh R&D costs, lack of funding, and bureaucracy.

“Special Quote”

Robotic precision spraying operations need a high-end method of detection, measure, and evaluation process.

Stelios Christodoulou is the CEO of IONOS S.M.P.C. He will be a speaker at the Smart Farming Conference, where he will give a duo presentation together with Stavros Pissadakis, Director of Research, Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH).

IONOS is a Hellenic company which is active in industrial UAV technology

We provide complete solutions in drone industry, in critical Agriculture sector. We believe that drone technology is going to change the way people view, interact with and eventually move around the world. That is why IONOS brings the technology of tomorrow today, with respect to humans, nature and tradition. A technology accessible to all. Focusing on avoidance of collision and injury risks.

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