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NAVIGATION

High precision navigation for drones uses GPS technologies, sensors, cameras and RTK networks to enable high accuracy. Used for mapping, inspection, agriculture, surveillance and delivery.

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UTM Canada's DAA ecosystem uses technologies

detection to ensure the safety of drone flights.

High precision navigation for drones using real-time positioning correction data via NTRIP protocol for maximum accuracy, reliability and stability for BVLOS operations.

UTM Canada uses multi-site and frequency RF sensing to accurately determine the position of aircraft, using receivers at multiple sites and different frequencies to identify aircraft. This makes it possible to detect conflicts with other aircraft and ensure the safety of BVLOS drone flights.

Our UTM Canada system uses various sensing technologies to provide navigational assistance in the event of GPS signal loss. This allows the drones to continue their mission safely, despite a loss of GPS signal. 

UTM Canada uses visual sensing to ensure drone flight safety by using cameras to detect aircraft and obstacles, using trained operators and alerts for potential conflicts.

We use GPS, RTK and real-time data to create accurate airspace and navigation maps for drones. We integrate obstacle, weather, topography, marine traffic data for accurate risk analysis for drone operations.

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RTK NETWORK

High precision navigation for drones uses navigation technologies such as GPS systems, inertial sensors, cameras and RTK networks to allow drones to move with high precision. It allows drones to follow precise routes, maintain a stable position, land and deliver accurately, adapt to changing environmental conditions. It is used for applications such as mapping, building inspection, precision agriculture, surveillance and delivery.

NTRIP (Networked Transport of RTCM via Internet Protocol) is a protocol used to distribute real-time positioning correction (RTK) data over an Internet network.

 

It allows high precision positioning corrections to be received via an internet network, rather than using dedicated radios for data transmission.

Using the NTRIP system, UTM Canada can use base station networks to provide high-precision positioning corrections for drones, enabling highly accurate and reliable navigation. In addition, since we have control over the systems, we can guarantee their reliability and stability, which makes it possible to meet the risk mitigation requirements required by Transport Canada and open the door to BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line of Sight) the highest.

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NAVIGATIONAL ASSISTANCE

Our drone detection system, UTM Canada, uses a combination of detection technologies, such as radar detection, RF detection, visual detection and audio detection to detect drones in the airspace. By using these technologies, we are able to provide real-time information on the position, altitude and speed of drones in the airspace.

To improve drone operations, we have also developed navigation assistance using these detection systems. When a drone loses GPS signal, it can be difficult to determine its exact location. However, using the information obtained through our detection systems, we are able to provide navigation assistance to help the drone maintain its position or land safely.

By using detection information in combination with GPS data, We can provide navigation assistance to enable navigation in the event of loss of GPS systems. This allows the drone to continue performing its mission safely, even if the GPS signal is lost.

Our detection system is also created by ourselves, this allows us to have complete control over the systems, thus ensuring their reliability and stability. This allows us to meet the risk mitigation requirements demanded by Transport Canada, paving the way for BVLOS (Beyond visual line of sight) flight operations at a high level.

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PRECISION LANDING 

Our high-precision navigation system for drones uses navigation technologies such as GPS systems, inertial sensors, cameras and RTK (Real-Time Kinematic) networks to allow drones to move with high precision. RTK networks are a type of positioning system that uses real-time corrections to improve the accuracy of GPS measurements. By combining information from GPS satellites with real-time corrections, we can achieve levels of accuracy down to centimeters.

To ensure navigation in the event of loss of the GPS system, we are developing navigation assistance using our detection systems to allow emergency navigation. This includes the use of cameras and sensors to detect obstacles and landmarks, as well as navigation algorithms to allow the drone to maintain its course and position.

To allow drones to land with high precision, we survey emergency landing spots and locations at airports to create waypoints on our network. This allows the drone to have the same projection as waypoints, ensuring precision in maneuvers including approaches, landings, deliveries, drops and interventions. By using RTK networks to correct positions in real time, we can further improve the accuracy of landing maneuvers.

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PRECISION MAPPING

To perform precision mapping, our systems use a combination of navigation technologies, such as GPS systems and inertial sensors, as well as cameras and distance sensors to capture high-precision images and data. By using these technologies, we are able to provide precise information about the position, altitude and speed of the drones, which allows the creation of precise and detailed maps of the areas covered.

By using the RTK (Real-Time Kinematic) system to improve GPS accuracy, we can generate 3D maps with an accuracy of a few centimeters. This accuracy helps identify important details in mapped areas, such as buildings, roads, trees, waterways, and more. This provides valuable information for many applications, such as urban planning, natural resource management, precision agriculture, infrastructure monitoring, etc.

 

Finally, we have also developed image processing algorithms to automatically extract important information from images and data captured by drones. This automates mapping processes and makes information easier to use for end users.

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Data merging

By using our navigation systems such as GPS and RTK, we are able to collect accurate data on the position, altitude and speed of the drones.

 

This data is used to create accurate maps of the airspace, with information on potential obstructions such as buildings, trees, power lines, railroads, pipelines, CFSs, aeronautical charts, weather conditions, space weather data, topography, etc.

 

We also use primary and secondary radar sensors to collect real-time data from drones in the airspace, and we also display real-time marine traffic information for operators near waterways. We continue to integrate new data to improve the functionality of our systems and to ensure accurate risk analysis for drone operations.

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