iFMS selects ING Robotic Aviation's Fixed Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle system
for forest fire fighting in Chile
OTTAWA, June 13, 2013 /CNW/ - iFMS Chile has purchased Serenity fixed wing
unmanned aerial vehicle systems for use in forest fire fighting in Chile.
Serenity will be used for aerial survey of forest fires using both
electro-optical and infrared cameras, in order to provide a wide range of
imagery that will be used in immediate support of Chilean forest fire
fighting. ING Robotic Aviation will be selling systems as well as a training
package for Chilean operators. Delivery and training will be in September
"Serenity will be used as an integral tool for the forest fire fighters" said
Ian Glenn, CEO and CTO of ING Robotic Aviation. "Our equipment will be used
to get the right information, into the right hands, at the right time."
The stabilized, gimbal mounted TASE 200 camera system can provide real time
still and video images in both visual and infrared sections of the spectrum.
Mosaicking and the development of 3D imagery is readily possible.
ING Robotic Aviation delivers airborne sensing solutions and much more. We
developed our skills through extensive operational surveillance work with the
Canadian military. From these beginnings, we are now providing commercial
services including critical infrastructure inspections, forest fire monitoring
and land use planning in North America and other regions. Our clients are
getting the right information in the right hands in a timely manner, and also
discovering whole new uses and capabilities for robotic aviation. We are at
the forefront of a disruptive technological and operational change, focused on
iFMS is an innovative Chilean company that utilizes cutting edge autonomous
technology to provide services for monitoring different physical phenomena
such as environmental conditions, forest fires, natural disasters and water
resource monitoring, among many other applications. IFMS technologies
greatly enhance the decision making process that contributes to the protection
of natural resources and saving human lives.
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