Infrared insight: Drones keep tabs on crop-ravaging boars in Japan #drone #droneday
This is the sort of drone surveillance I think you can support. Wild boars on the loose! Via The Mainichi:
SHIBATA, Niigata — This city on the Sea of Japan coast tested out drones with infrared cameras on Dec. 7 to count and study the habitat of wild boars in a bid to collect information that could help prevent the beasts from ravaging local crops.
The head of Shibata’s agriculture and fisheries section commented, “I felt once again that drone technology has real potential. We’d like to use ICT in all three methods of keeping pests at bay: preventing them from nearing the area, chasing them away, or trapping them.”
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