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 2013.
"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
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
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 reinventing aviation.
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.
B-roll available upon request.
SOURCE: ING Robotic Aviation
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