unmanned aerial vehicles

Canadian Geospatial Briefing for November 9th: McMaster historical map conservation; Underwater acoustic gliders for whale detection; New satellites to track space debris; Microsoft Azure powers regenerative agriculture; Multi-parties’ drone research; Driverless shuttles take road tests

Newly conserved rare map provides unique snapshot of life in 19th century Ontario https://brighterworld.mcmaster.ca/articles/newly-conserved-rare-map-provides-vivid-snapshot-of-life-in-19th-century-ontario/ McMaster University Library’s Preservation Lab conservators…

GeoIgnite 2020 Video: How to challenge the Lasers-scanning market at the cost of a drone

Session: How to challenge the Lasers-scanning market at the cost of a drone and simple tools combined with Artificial Intelligence…

Sales of Illegal RPAS Pilot Certificates and Drone Registration Cards

Transport Canada recently became aware of sales of wallet-sized “Transport Canada Drone Pilot Certificate” and “Transport Canada Certificate of Registration” via eBay through a seller located in the United States. There were listings where the Drone Pilot Certificate and Certificate of Registration were sold separately and individually.

Chief Pilot for Cooke & Associates Inc Summarizes the Coming UAV regulation Changes in Canada

The new Canadian Air Regulations are complex pieces of literature for those unable to parse legalese. Luckily David Cooke, Chief…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for March 18th: Lunar Gateway program; RME; SongSAT; Edmonton’s Smart City entry; 2019 geospatial events

MDA applauds Canadian entry to Lunar program MDA is cheering the Canadian government’s decision to join the Lunar Gateway program,…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for November 13th: NRCan and OGC; RASC; Concordia University; Canada’s Commemorative Map; IN-FLIGHT Data

NRCan becomes OGC strategic member GeoConnections of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has upgraded to the highest level of membership—strategic member—in…

UAV Surveys – How to Ensure Accuracy and Precision

For the past four years, I’ve been involved with the capture and delivery of data derived from drones. My experience…

Geospatial Earth Observation Using Blimps, Balloons and Kites

These days drones are all the rage. Nevertheless, there are other ways to collect data from the sky! Blimps, balloons and kites…

Marine Geomatics Primer: Using UUVs to Take Flight Underwater

Unmanned Underwater Vehicles One of the most interesting things to happen in regards to marine geomatics technology has been the…

UAVs in Canada – Key Exposures to Loss and Ways to Protect Yourself

This article was written by Mark Sampson for the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors. Mark’s contact details are at the…

PCI Geomatics and PrecisionHawk Enter into Long Term Partnership

PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced today it has entered into…

Conference: Where Geomatics Meets GeoScience

With now only one month to go until the 2nd Virtual Geoscience Conference (VGC 2016) takes place in Bergen, Norway,…