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U.S., Canada Utilities Put UAV to Work at Niagara Ice Boom

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2017

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and Canadian utility Ontario Power Generation (OPG) recently deployed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to inspect an ice boom between Lake Erie and the Niagara River. The test with OPG – using one of [Read More]

UAV Helps Ontario Police Uncover Marijuana Plants

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 29, 2016

The Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) recently used an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to locate marijuana grow plots in the town of Minto, Ontario. According to a news release from the OPP, on Sept. 23 at approximately 2:28 p.m., [Read More]

Ontario Companies Team up for Ag Drone Services

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 26, 2016

Toronto-based Deveron UAS Corp. has secured a new contract with South West AG Partners Inc., a retail agri-business in southwestern Ontario, to provide on-demand drone data services. Deveron says its drone data service network allows customers to obtain on-demand, actionable [Read More]

Deveron Kicks Off UAS Flights for Ontario’s 2016 Farming Season

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 13, 2016

Toronto, Ontario-based Deveron Resources Ltd. says it has commenced commercial unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations for the 2016 agricultural season in Ontario. In addition, the company says it recently ordered additional UAS and multispectral sensors to add to its fleet [Read More]

Deveron Gets Federal Green Light for UAV Ag Surveys Across Ontario

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 24, 2016

Under its new business, Deveron UAS, Toronto, Ontario-based Deveron Resources Ltd. says it will be using its newly granted Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) from Transport Canada to operate unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for surveying agricultural land in rural areas. [Read More]

PrecisionHawk Puts UAVs Through Extreme-Weather Testing

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 04, 2016

PrecisionHawk recently completed extreme-weather testing of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) climatic wind tunnel at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. According to PrecisionHawk, the extreme-weather and shock and vibration testing will accelerate [Read More]

Ohio, Ontario Companies Partner for Industrial UAV Distribution

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 15, 2015

Event 38, an Akron, Ohio-based manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for industrial use, has partnered with National Air Services, a supplier of drone-based photography, inspection, and search and rescue services, as well as flight training schools. Under this agreement, [Read More]