The Aeryon Scout™, sUAS, was chosen as a safer, more efficient method to inspect a bridge that is part of the Kan-Etsu Expressway in Shibukawa, Gunma, Japan.
The following is a brief translation of the original story published by NHK News.
This Canadian Press (CP) video highlights how drones can do more good than harm. In the interview, Ian McDonald, VP Product & Marketing talks about how unmanned aerial systems (UAS) are currently used in a variety of commercial and public safety applications, including wildlife studies and traffic-accident reconstruction.
Sean McCabe joins Aeryon Labs with extensive engineering and operations leadership experience – most recently as Director of Program Management - China for BlackBerry.
In the Waterloo Region Record Technology Spotlight 2013 magazine, it’s the people behind Aeryon sUAS that are featured, as well as the Aeryon Scout and Aeryon SkyRanger. The following is an excerpt from the article:
A ping pong table is set up among lamp-lit workstations stacked with electronic components at Aeryon Labs’ offices in the north end of Waterloo. It’s a scene that’s not uncommon in Waterloo Region’s tech sector.
Forestry companies are required to complete extensive pre and post-harvest inventories of their operating areas to ensure business models are up-to-date, as well as meet industry and government regulations. Business models include tree height growth curves and restocking of harvested cutblocks that must meet government silvicultural standards.
This case study describes how Integrated Information Systems Ltd. (I2S Ltd.) combines aerial images and data with GIS software solutions for one of their forestry clients’ post-harvest inventory projects.