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MicaSense is company created by engineers, remote sensing scientists, GIS specialists, and people passionate about agriculture that strive to help agriculture specialists and companies make informed decisions. They are experts at agricultural drone sensors and data analysis, and dedicated not only to offering the tools for precision farming but the practical know-how too. Whether you’re providing advice for dozens of farms across half a continent or trying to keep your own crops as healthy and predictable as possible, MicaSense multispectral sensors and software are must have tools.

From basic imagery, accurate NDVI, and Red Edge products, to the most sophisticated multispectral, thermal - LWIR, MicaSense gives you premium tools to continuously improve your operations, on and off the field.

IATEC Plant Solutions can share its extensive experience in the application of UAVs to help clients in select, customize, purchase and maintain the entire range of MicaSense products.

RedEdge-P

MicaSense focuses on accuracy and repeatability of data and analytics, so you can trust the data we help your collect.

RedEdge-P is a new standard for data quality and repeatability. Learn about the benefits of forecasting and data accuracy. The ultimate solution for high resolution RGB and multispectral data.

RedEdge-P uses specific optics and industrial image sensors along with scientific grade  narrowband filters. Its rigorous factory calibration process creates a hig quality results.

RedEdge-P is compatible with a wide range of aircraft, from large fixed wings to small multi-rotor.

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RedEdge-P Features:

  • Increased storage: new CFexpress removable storage standard, allows for more than two captures per second and immediate response time between flights simply by switching cards;

  • Syncronized capture of high-res RGB and multispectral: simultaneous capture of up to six bands, enabling multiple high-resolution outputs such as RGB, crop vigor indices (NDVI, NDRE, etc), and high resolution panchromatic;

  • Twice the spatial resolution of the previous RedEdge: panchromatic imagery, RedEdge-P enables higher-resolution RGB and multispectral outputs - 2cm resolution when flying at 60m;

  • RedEdge-P is compatible with a wide range of aircraft: from large fixed wings to small multirotors;

  • Rugged desing: IP4X rated for dust and splash protection.

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SPECIFICATIONS:

Weight: 350g (12.3 oz.) (RedEdge-P + DLS 2);

Dimensions: 8.9 x 7.0 x 6.7cm (3.5in x 2.8in x 2.6in);

External Power: 7.0 V - 25.2 V;

Power Input: 5.5/7.0/10W (standby, average, peak);

Sensor Resolution: 1456 x 1088 (1.6MP per MS band) - 2464 x 2056 (5.1MP panchromatic band);

Wavelength (nm):

  • blue (475nm center, 32nm bandwidth);

  • green (560nm center, 27nm bandwidth);

  • red (668nm center, 14nm bandwidth);

  • red edge (717nm center, 12nm bandwidth);

  • near-IR (842nm center, 57nm bandwidth).

RGB Color Output: 5.1 MP (global shutter, aligned with all bands) - *with appropriate post-processing;

Ground Sample Distance (GSD): 7.7cm per pixel (per MS band) at 120m (~400 ft) AGL - 3.98cm per pixel (panchromatic band) at 120m (~400 ft) AGL;

Capture Rate: up to 3 captures per second raw DNG;

Interfaces: 3 configurable GPIO: select from trigger input, PPS input, PPS output, and top of frame signals. Host virtual button. USB 2.0 port for WiFi. Serial. 10/100/1000 Ethernet. CF Express for storage;

Field of View: 50° HFOV x 38° VFOV (MS) - 44° HFOV x 38° VFOV (PAN);

Storage: CFexpress Card.

*NOTE: Specifications may change without notice.

RedEdge-P dual

RedEdge-P dual Multispectral Camera has high-resolution multispectral and RGB composite drone sensor for plants classification, weeds identification, environmental research and conservation, and vegetation analysis of water bodies.

 

The dual solution features the RedEdge-P and the new RedEdge-P blue cameras.

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RedEdge-P dual Features:

  • Imagery comparable to Landsat and Sentinel satellite data at an enhanced resolution;

  • Monitor shallow water environments with the coastal blue band;

  • Perform detailed analysis on chlorophyll efficiency and identify weeds;

  • Conduct reliable time-series analysis even in varying light conditions;

  • Perform machine learning and AI applications such as early stage crop counting;

  • Generate insights invisible to the naked eye with multiple outputs and indexes such as RGB, NDVI, NDRE, OSAVI, NIT, CIR, DSM;

  • Work with the equipment you already have - compatible with the DJI Matrice 300 and a wide range of post-processing and flight planning software;

  • 10 multispectral bands at 1.6 MP each;

  • Pan-sharpening technology for spatial resolution of 2 cm / 0.8 in per pixel compared to satellites at ~10 m / 32 ft;

  • Coastal blue band for water vegetation analysis and weeds identification;

  • Double radiometric calibration with light sensor and calibration reflectance panel for reliable data in varying light conditions;

  • Global shutter on all 10 lenses for distortion-free image capture;

  • Narrow bands for enhanced data accuracy;

  • Fast capture rate: 3 raw DNG images per second;

  • Synchronized capture of all 10-bands, automatic triggering and geotagging of images for efficient flight times easy post-processing.

RedEdge-P dual Applications:

  • Vegetation analysis of water bodies: Surveys over water for chlorophyll efficiency examination, vegetation analysis and identification of algae or floating, submerged and emergent plants.

  • Environmental monitoring: Coastal and near-shore mapping for water resources management, tidal zones, swamps and glacier monitoring.​

  • Water management: Public water supply surveillance, water resources management.

  • Habitat monitoring, protection and restoration: Erosion and biodiversity inspections, reef surveys over shallow waters, inaccessible to vessels and sensitive to human interaction.

  • Vegetation species and weeds identification: Vegetation health management and species identification, including the ability to differentiate and count plants, trees, invasive species, and weeds.

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SPECIFICATIONS:

Weight: 745 g / 26.2 oz (two sensors, mounting hardware, DLS2, and cable);

Dimensions: 13.2 cm x 8.8 cm x 9.67 cm / 5.1 in x 3.1 in x 3.5 in;

External Power: 7.0 V - 25.2 V;

Power Input: 11/14.0/20W (standby, average, peak);

Sensor Resolution: 1456 x 1088 (1.6 MP per multispectral band) - 2464 x 2056 (5.1 MP panchromatic band);

Spectral bands: 

  • Coastal blue 444(28)

  • Blue 475(32)

  • Green 531(14) 

  • Green 560(27)

  • Red 650(16)

  • Red 668(14)

  • Red Edge 705(10)

  • Red Edge 717(12)

  • Near-IR 740(18)

  • Near-IR 842(57)

RGB Color Output: 5.1 MP* (global shutter, aligned with all bands) *with appropriate post-processing;

Ground Sample Distance (GSD): 7.7 cm / 3 in per pixel (per multispectral band) at 120 m / ~400 ft AGL and 3.98 cm / 1.5 in per pixel (panchromatic band) at 120 m / ~400 ft AGL;

Capture Rate: Up to 3 images per second raw DNG;

Interfaces: Three configurable GPIO: select from trigger input, PPS input, PPS output, and top of frame signals. Host virtual button. USB 2.0 port for WiFi. Serial. 10/100/1000 Ethernet;

Field of View: 50° HFOV x 38° VFOV (multispectral), 44° HFOV x 38° VFOV (panchromatic);

Storage: CFexpress card;

Heat: Ambient without airflow: 0-40 °C / 0-104 °F and Ambient with airflow >0.5 meter per second / >1.1 mph: 0-50 °C / 0-122 °F;

IP rating: IP4X.

*NOTE: Specifications may change without notice.

Altum-PT

Altum has evolved, with Altum-PT results in more accurate resolutions at the leaf level. One (1) sensor to do the work of three (3).

MicaSense Altum-PT: Thermal, multispectral, and high-res RGB imagery in one sensor.

The MicaSense Altum-PT captures synchronized multispectral, thermal, and panchromatic data for pixel-aligned outputs at incredibly high resolutions. The capture of these bands happens simultaneously, eliminating the need for data alignment in post-processing.

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Altum-PT Features:

  • Increased storage: new professional removable storage standard in CFexpress, enabling over two captures per second, immediate turnaround time between flights by swapping cards, and super-fast card-to-computer upload speeds for more efficient data management;

  • Twice the spatial resolution of the previous Altum: Altum-PT features an ultra-high resolution panchromatic sensor which allows for “pan-sharpening” the multispectral imagery, ultimately increasing the spatial resolution of the multispectral data: 1.2cm (0.47in) pan-sharpened ground resolution when flying at 60m (200ft);

  • Upgraded thermal sensor: Altum-PT features a built-in 320 x 256 FLIR Boson® that enables thermal maps at twice the ground resolution of Altum - 17cm from 60m flight altitude.

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SPECIFICATIONS:

Weight: 460g (16.2 oz.) - Altum-PT + DLS2;

Dimensions: 11.0 x 8.0 x 6.9cm (4.3in x 3.1in x 2.7in);

External Power: 7.0V - 25.2V;

Power Input: 5.5/7.0/10W (standby, average, peak);

Sensor Resolution: 2064 x 1544 (3.2MP per MS band) - 4112 x 3008 (12MP per PAN band) - 320 × 256 thermal infrared;

Spectral Bands: blue 475(32), green 560(27), red 668(14), red edge 717(12), NIR 842(57);

RGB Color Output: 12.4MP (global shutter, aligned with all bands);

Thermal: FLIR LWIR thermal infrared 7.5-13.5um radiometrically calibrated;

Multispec GSD (per multispec band): 5.28cm per pixel at 120m;

Thermal GSD: 33.5cm per pixel at 120m;

Panchro & Pansharpened GSD: 2.49cm per pixel at 120m;

Capture Rate: 2 capture per second raw DNG*;

Interfaces: 3 configurable GPIO: select from trigger input, PPS input, PPS output, and top of frame signals. Host virtual button. USB 2.0 port for WiFi. Serial. 10/100/1000 Ethernet. CFexpress for storage;

Field of View: 50° HFOV x 38° VFOV (multispectral) - 46° HFOV x 35° VFOV (panchromatic) - 48° x 39° (thermal);

Storage: CFexpress Card.

* RGB output with appropriate post-processing;
*Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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