Sony Electronics has added four agtech providers to its newly enhanced Smart Agriculture Solution ecosystem.
The firms are Drones Made Easy, BirdsEyeView Aerobotics, Rantizo and Progeny Drone Inc.
Sony’s Smart Agriculture Solution supports day-to-day crop management by collecting and analyzing data on growth and health status. Version 2.0, shown recently at the 2020 Commodity Classic, combines high-resolution drone imagery with AI for a more accurate and efficient approach to plant counting and analysis.
Venture capital investment in agtech startups totaled $2.7 billion across nearly 300 deals around the globe in 2019, reported Finistere Ventures, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based agrifood venture capital firm, in its “