"I tell you what, all the years I worked at UPS,UPS averaged 17-22% after tax profit.
Get their price schedule off their website. You will get a reasonable idea on costs. Although not totally accurate, it is close."
"There is no doubt UPS would generate serious revenue for you, would they buy your product, very doubtful. UPS has had a development program going with major players such as Camcopter, Trimble, Boeing, plus others.
The big package companies are…"
"It is possible, but the big guys already have had development programs in place for quite some time. Small local delivery companies would be a good target. My first bit of marketing advice!
Very niche markets is what you are looking for. There are…"
"Note: UAS Reno is coming September 28th. If you have an opportunity to go, stop by booth #308, Quest Innovations. Dave Gilblom from Alternative Vision will be there answering technical questions on multispectral, hyper spectral, optics, etc. Dave…"
"No, the lenses I designed and built, however I have them for sale. The camera was built to my specs. The embedded computer I took from the machine vision.
We are using some equipment from Micropilot. The computer will be running Linux.
"In Ohio, my home state, you will have to petition the state and state your reasons for making deliveries in the state. If you get the OK, you will not be able to pick up at a location and deliver direct in the state. The package will have to leave…"
"Thermal imaging responds well to certain applications, such as mammal infestations, rain/drought, chemical analysis, & illegal activity.Actually MWIR is more functional, but no one can afford one outside of the military.
We found Flir products…"
"I am in Ohio as well. I have heard similar issues with 3DR. Especially lack of support.
A friend bought a 3DR system. Note I was flying R/C planes 40+ years ago, so to me the new R/C craft are not as well constructed.
His 3DR system had issues in…"
"It is not the technology that is the issue here, it is the DOT, State DOT's & PUC's that regulate commerce you will have to contendwith
This will not be easy nor cheap to get the approvals and licensing to make commercial…"
"It doesn't have to he low quality. This is a machine vision application. You are looking at the viability of the crop and sorting it. It can be done while the crops area growing or after harvest with a high speed system.Since this requirement…"
Sales, consulting, design engineer specializing in digital imaging, optics, Electro-optics, opto-mechanical subsystems & systems.
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Currently designing, building & selling digital imaging & optics solutions for the UAV and other markets. Imaging solutions from UV to LWIR. Embedded computing; Custom CMOS sensors with high dynamic range, global shutter, low light, 100% fill factor without micro lenses, and high QE across the visible & NIR; Camera lenses with no vignetting, wide FOV, 95% Transmission, excellent MTF, minimal distortion & field curvature, and Military/Space tested & certified.