Drones At Work: Part 4 — Public Safety

2021-07-27T14:20:35-04:00

In the first three parts of the series “Drones at Work,” we looked at how Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or drones are being used in industries such as agriculture, construction, and wildlife biology around the world. The final segment of this series discusses the role [...]

Drones At Work: Part 4 — Public Safety2021-07-27T14:20:35-04:00

Drones At Work: Part 3 — Animal Population

2021-07-27T13:52:46-04:00

Parts one and two of “Drones at work” discussed the use of drones in agriculture and surveying, respectively. But did you know that researchers are also using thermal sensor-equipped drones to count animal populations?  […]

Drones At Work: Part 3 — Animal Population2021-07-27T13:52:46-04:00

Drones At Work: Part 2 — Surveying & Mapping

2021-07-27T13:32:21-04:00

Drones At Work: Part 2 — Surveying & Mapping Part 1 of  “Drones at Work” focused on drones in the agriculture industry. We learned about how drones are constantly proving to be excellent commercial resources for farmers, significantly improving efficiency and reliability. In part 2, [...]

Drones At Work: Part 2 — Surveying & Mapping2021-07-27T13:32:21-04:00

Video Sewer Line Inspection

2021-06-21T13:43:44-04:00

No industry is immune to technological advances in the 21st century. Every day, it seems that new and improved products are launched to reduce (or eliminate) the possibility of human errors and make the processes within the industry more efficient and reliable. The drain-cleaning industry [...]

Video Sewer Line Inspection2021-06-21T13:43:44-04:00

Air Quality Monitoring Systems

2021-06-21T13:36:37-04:00

Poor air quality is a tell-tale sign of the widespread air pollution that has blanketed our country for several years. With rising concerns about air pollution, federal authorities are now turning to science and technology to develop advanced air quality monitoring systems. […]

Air Quality Monitoring Systems2021-06-21T13:36:37-04:00

Food Inspection Systems

2021-06-21T13:18:02-04:00

Errors are unavoidable in the food production, packaging, and distribution processes due to the number of intricate steps involved. So it comes as no surprise that manufacturers are now resorting to advanced food inspection systems to perform quality checks on food items—this helps avoid human [...]

Food Inspection Systems2021-06-21T13:18:02-04:00

Hyperspectral Imaging In Agriculture

2021-03-04T15:26:51-05:00

Hyperspectral technology can capture the continuous electromagnetic spectrum of color and light through a lens and split it into different spectral lengths using a dispersive element such as a prism or a diffraction grating. While human eyes contain only three types of colour receptors (red, [...]

Hyperspectral Imaging In Agriculture2021-03-04T15:26:51-05:00

Machine Vision Technology And Food

2021-03-04T15:19:38-05:00

According to a 2020 report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), as many as 600 million people – almost 1 in 10 people in the world – fall ill after eating contaminated food and approximately 420,000 of those [...]

Machine Vision Technology And Food2021-03-04T15:19:38-05:00

Hyperspectral Inspection Overview

2021-05-24T11:06:20-04:00

Hyperspectral imaging is a new analytical technique wherein multiple images for the same spatial area are collected in different wavelengths. Unlike our own eyes that contain only three types of colour receptors (red, green and blue), hyperspectral imaging divides the electromagnetic spectrum into many more [...]

Hyperspectral Inspection Overview2021-05-24T11:06:20-04:00

Explosives Detection

2021-02-11T11:39:42-05:00

Rapid explosive detection is vital to protecting lives as well as significant damage to the property. In the past, there have been a number of methods to identify explosives and prohibit them from being transported across the U.S. borders; for example, imaging and chemical identification. [...]

Explosives Detection2021-02-11T11:39:42-05:00
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