Akron drone maker teaming up with Iowa research group

Story excerpt provided by Akron Beacon Journal.

Written by Katie Byard.

An Akron, Ohio startup company that makes drones  – the unmanned aircraft that have been in the news – said Friday its drones will be flying over crop fields for research programs throughout the Midwest.

The small local company, Event 38, said Cedar Valley Innovation, an Iowa agriculture research enterprise, plans to use Event 38’s flagship drone – the E384 – in its ongoing agricultural research programs.

Cedar Valley Innovation, based in Waterloo, Iowa, also will use proprietary software developed by Event 38.

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Originally published March 6, 2015.

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