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Aerial Drone Footage of Acadia University

Acadia University Aerial ViewAcadia University Aerial View with a UAV

Master of Science in Applied Geomatics at Acadia University is  a unique joint program that is combined with COGS. The joint collaboration between the two education institutes allows students to further build upon their solid undergraduate foundation that they got from their University degree, adding skills in research, analysis, interpretation and presentations.

Acadia University, located in Wolfville, Nova Scotia is one of Canada’s oldest and most respected universities. The video above features some aerial drone footage captured in 2015 of the campus highlighting some the various architecture found at Acadia University.

Check out other aerial drone / UAV footage featuring various geography from all across Canada …

[Video Source: François Foulem ]

DJI Phantom Drone Ottawa Aerial Footage

DJI Phantom Drone Ottawa Aerial Footage

DJI Phantom Drone Ottawa Aerial FootageDowntown Ottawa is the central area of National Capital Region and like many other down towns it is also the commercial and economic center. Situated along the Ottawa River Valley across the river from Gatineau, Ottawa is a scenic city as evident in this breathtaking aerial footage captured with a DJI Phantom Drone taken along the Ottawa River and the Ottawa Canal.

 

 

[Source: NickskibikeFilms CandianGEO.info/Ottawa-drone-aerial]

Meet the dazzling flying machines of the future

Meet the dazzling flying machines of the future

When you hear the word “drone,” you most people often think of something either very handy or either something very scary.

Meet the dazzling flying machines of the future“For a system to function autonomously, it must collectively know the location of its mobile objects in space … For the demos you will see today, we will use new localization technology developed by Verity Studios. There are no external cameras. Each flying machine uses onboard sensors to determine its location in space and onboard computation to determine what its actions should be. The only external commands are high-level ones such as take off and land.” D’Andrea

But could drones have aesthetic value? Autonomous systems expert Raffaello D’Andrea develops flying machines, and some of his latest projects are pushing the limits of autonomous flight. Everything from a flying fixed wing that is able to hover and also recover from disturbance to an 8-propeller air craft that is ambivalent to orientation, and even a a swarm of small coordinated florescent micro quadcopters.

Raffaello D’Andrea;s talk below was presented at a TED conference in Vancouver, British Columbia in February 2016. He dazzled the audience with several swirling flying machines that memorized people as they hovered around the TED stage.

[source: Ted.com]

Scenic Cape Split captured with a UAV

Stunning High Resolution Aerial Footage of Cape Split

Stunning High Resolution Aerial Footage of Cape SplitCape Split is a scenic headland located on the Bay of Fundy in Kings County. The 8 km Cape Split trail offers hikers one of Nova Scotia’s most famous coastal views.

Here is a video with some stunning high resolution aerial footage of Cape Split captured with a UAV.

[source: Jason Churchyvr CandianGEO.info/CapeSplit-drone-video]