The market for crop imaging by drones was saturated, so Vishal Singh pivoted to using unmanned aerial vehicles in the beef industry.
Singh found a need to identify individual ailing cattle within a herd as a measure to improve food production and raise margins, so he experimented with fixing a thermal imaging camera to a drone to look for changes in temperature in the animals.
That idea, too, had trouble getting off the ground.
“The problem, of course, is that the cattle don’t hold still for you,” Singh said.
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