Vortex Edge Sdn. Bhd / Nur Ilyani Mohd Zulkiflee

Mohd Zulkiflee, Nur Ilyani (2022) Vortex Edge Sdn. Bhd / Nur Ilyani Mohd Zulkiflee. [Entrepreneurship Project] (Unpublished)


Vortex Edge (Sdn.) Bhd is the first Malaysian developer of unmanned systems. Vortex Edge serves UAV manufacturers who maintain high standards for both the hardware they integrate into their systems and the software that drives them. For this study case report, a drone produces by Vortex which is Zarai Sense precision agriculture drone been focused to be investigated, identity and analyze to come out with a new product and solution. Vortex Edge Sdn. Bhd has been analyzed based on the background of the company, and organization structure. The company product and services have also been described in this report as an introduction to the company analysis. The technology used and their business, marketing, and operational strategy also been analyzed in this report to been included in company information as to their product Zarai Sense drone will be studied and analyzed for this case study report. During the analysis of the SWOT of the company which is the analysis of strength, weakness, opportunity, and threats, four weaknesses have been come out for the Vortex’s drone. The problem is low coverage for one flight, low accuracy in locating a location, not included with the system for tree counting and plant health detection, and lastly less effectiveness in spraying. All the weaknesses have been identified after the process of studying Vortex’s drone which the purpose of the drone is for precision agriculture name Zarai Sense Drone. The drone can be described as less in important specks for precision agriculture purposes. During the finding section, all the weaknesses have been described based on the drone and alternative solutions have been made to replace or amend the weakness. As all the four weakness have been found in the drone, four solutions have been recommended which is for the first problem the solution is by replacing the fixed-wings of the drone with hybrid fixed-wings VTOL, for the second solution of the second problem is by improving GPS system with RTK-refined geo-targeting system. The third solution of the third problem is by planned and logged the drone with AiraMapTM artificial intelligence apps and lastly, the solution of the fourth problem is by providing the drone two-ways mode to spray which is spot mode and blanket mode. The last of the report will contain the new product that has been proposed for this report named “Hybrid Airamap Zarai Sense Drone”. The drone contains the new specks which replace in the drone to increase the usage of the drone for the agriculture purposes. The innovation or new recommendations included in the drone have been fully described in the finding section which is the solution to the problem.


Item Type: Entrepreneurship Project
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Mohd Zulkiflee, Nur Ilyani
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Business
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Industrial research. Research and development
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis > Arau Campus > Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Keywords: Vortex Edge Sdn. Bhd ; Vortex’s Drone ; Hybrid Fixed-Wings VTOL ; GPS System
Date: 31 March 2022
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/57634
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