A Canadian aerospace company produces a hardware and software system to control aerial surveillance sensors, such as daylight or infrared cameras, on fixed and rotary wing aircraft, while displaying the position of the aircraft and the footprint of the sensor on a moving map based on GPS data, advanced calculations and GIS mapping technology. The video from the sensor, along with the moving map image and the aircraft's position, are recorded for later replay or sent to a ground station for immediate action, such as in updating a fire captain who can send firefighters to a hot spot of a wildfire.
Avidaid provided a wide variety of services for for this company. These included; project management to deliver GIS solutions with teams of developers, GIS experts and engineers. Controlled Goods and ITAR consulting, web application development and technical writing.
Avidaid created a new web site that expanded the company's capabilities with features such as video demos that run on desktops, laptops and smart phones. Avidaid used the Adobe design suite of Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, and Dreamweaver along with application tools such as PHP and MySQL.
Multiple projects were managed over several years including installation of hardware and software in foreign countries, security assessments that involved the Canadian Control Export List and the U.S. ITAR, and planning trade shows.