Archive for April, 2013

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International Symposium: “The vineyard of the future: Technological advances for Viticultural adaptation to Climate Change”

DATE: 29th of April 2013 

Where: Faculty of Agronomy, The University of Talca – Chile. Avenida Lircay S/N Talca.

Key Note Speakers:


Dr Sigfredo Fuentes (Australia)

The University of Melbourne


Prof. Javier Tardaguila (Spain)

University of La Rioja


Dr Martin Mendez-Costabel (USA)

Gallo Wineries


Prof. Samuel Ortega (Chile).

University of Talca



Dr. Carlos Poblete will carry out a flight demonstration of unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).

University of Talca

Information, costs and registration:

More info: CLICK HERE

Full Symposium Program: CLICK HERE

New Octocopter for VOF – Chile: already taking off!

Posted: April 5, 2013 by vineyardofthefuture in About the project, News


A new octocopter is already taking off at The Vineyard of the Future – Chile.

IDETEC Unmanned Systems has delivered their first iMK-8 multirotor unmanned aerial system equipped with 3 payload cameras capable to obtain up to 10 spectral bands simultaneously. The final customer, CITRA – University of Talca in Chile, will use the system for a wide range in agriculture research helping the industry to define and improve performance and quality models in crops.


Canopy LAI App Beta testing agreement signed

Posted: April 5, 2013 by vineyardofthefuture in About the project, News

A beta testing agreement has been signed with WiseConn – Chile to beta test the Canopy LAI App to characterise canopy architecture for different crops in Chile.


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