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Startups in Africa

South Africa’s Aerobotics is Facilitating Farm Management for Africans

Aerobotics was established in 2014 by James Paterson (CEO) and Benji Metzler (CTO) basically to improve sustainability, profitability and productivity of agriculture globally through data-analytics and modern technology.

It is a data analytics company that uses aerial imagery and machine learning algorithms to optimize crop performance for farmers around the world. Farmers are able to interact with this data through their mobile and web apps.

Also, they provide an end-to-end solution to help manage farms throughout seasons and they have successfully helped farmers to manage over 30 million trees with clients in 18 countries, including Africa, USA, Spain and Australia.

Their specialties include: Aerial engineering design and manufacture, machine learning, image processing, Agritech, agriculture and data science.

They give farmers the right tools to make actionable decisions for their farmers. They help farmers to use aerial imagery and machine learning algorithms to help farmers identify pest and diseases early.

It also provides tree crop protection for farms by using drone and satellite data to provide world leading pest and disease management systems for farmers globally.

Aerbotics is on a unending course to facilitate international tree crop management, per tree analytics and comin up with groundbreaking solutions through the use of ‘drones vs satellites’.

The team has grown to a 75-persons team and has 2 offices; one in Cape Town and one in Los Angeles.

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